Biological rhythms

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Biological Rhythms
An innate, cyclical biological process.
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Circadian Rhythms
Bodily cycles that occur every 24 hrs.
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Infradian Rhythms
Bodily cycles that occur less frequently than 24 hrs.
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Ultradian Rhythms
Bodily cycles that occur several times a day.
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Endogenous Pacemaker
Internal body clock
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Exogenous Zeitgeber
German for 'time-giver', external stimuli that affect biological rhythms
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Free Running
Biological rhythms are not affected by exogenous zeitgebers.
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Entrainment
The process of resetting the biological clock w/ exogenous zeitgebers.
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Bodily cycles that occur every 24 hrs.

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Circadian Rhythms

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Bodily cycles that occur less frequently than 24 hrs.

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Bodily cycles that occur several times a day.

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Internal body clock

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