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n. pl. pe·ri·o·dic·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being periodic; recurrence at regular intervals.
2. The repetition of similar properties in chemical elements, as indicated by their positioning in the periodic table.


(ˌpɪər i əˈdɪs ɪ ti)

the character of being periodic; the tendency to recur at regular intervals.
[1825–35; < French périodicité]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodicity - the quality of recurring at regular intervals
regularity - the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate; "he was famous for the regularity of his habits"
regular recurrence, rhythm - recurring at regular intervals


[ˌpɪərɪəˈdɪsɪtɪ] Nperiodicidad f


n (Chem) → Periodizität f
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Circadian periodicity of evaporation of water from a thermostated essel *
The circadian periodicity of IL-6 has been shown to be an important target for low-dose, modified-release prednisone chronotherapy; timing of GC therapy to its nocturnal rise better reduces morning RA symptoms and functional disability compared to either once-daily morning or bedtime conventional prednisone tablet therapy.
Objective: Strong evidence has suggested that there is a circadian periodicity of acute coronary event.

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