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The study of the effects of time and rhythmical phenomena on life processes.

chron′o·bi·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), chron′o·bi·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
chron′o·bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
chron′o·bi·ol′o·gist n.


(ˌkrɒnəbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ; ˌkrəʊnə-)
(Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the periodicity occurring in living organisms. See also biological clock, circadian
ˌchronobiˈologist n


(ˌkrɒn oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

the science or study of the effect of time, esp. rhythms, on living systems.
chron`o•bi`o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
chron`o•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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In chronobiological terminology, Darwin's "mimic art" resembles modern understandings of how plants' internal or endogenous rhythms display photoperiodism, or responses to seasonal changes in day length, "by entraining, or locking on to, the driving oscillation of the environment in what is called photic entrainment or photoentrainment.
In fact, individual differences in these chronobiological rhythms can be summarized under the concept of Morningness/Eveningness, also termed chronotype.
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