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biological rhythm

characteristic periodic change in a living organism or life-related process

EXAMPLE The circadian rhythm has a period of approximately 24 h.

Note 1 to entry: Biological rhythms can be influenced by optical radiation.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-06-26 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-89 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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