biorhythm

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Related to biologic rhythm: circadian rhythm, biological clock

biorhythm:

see rhythm, biologicalrhythm, biological,
or biorhythm,
cyclic pattern of physiological changes or changes in activity in living organisms, most often synchronized with daily, monthly, or annual cyclical changes in the environment.
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biorhythm

[′bī·ō‚rith·əm]
(physiology)
A biologically inherent cyclic variation or recurrence of an event or state, such as a sleep cycle or circadian rhythm.

biorhythm

a cyclically recurring pattern of physiological states in an organism or organ, such as alpha rhythm or circadian rhythm; believed by some to affect physical and mental states and behaviour
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Exercise physiologists have found that biologic rhythms affect physical, physiological, psychological, and biochemical variables of players and athletes [13].
Biologic rhythms are based on the movement of the earth and sun.
However, biologic rhythms vary with the individual, and laboratory research has shown that individual biologic rhythms impact cognitive performance.
Biologic rhythms are internally generated--they occur in anticipation of environmental conditions--and circadian rhythms are the biologic rhythms based on a 24-hour cycle, noted Dr.
An understanding of the biologic rhythms that are associated with disruptive sleep gives psychiatrists additional perspectives on occupational problems.