Biological rhythms

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  • A biorhythm is a pattern that is physiological or psychological which _______ over a specified period of time. (7)
  • An example of an ultradian rhythm is the _____ _____. (5, 5)
  • Biorhythms can be governed by __________ pacemakers. (10)
  • Biorhythms can be regulated by _________ zeitgebers. (9)
  • The SCN detects light and sends signals to the ______ gland which inhibits melatonin so that you feel awake. (6)
  • What biorhythm happens around about every day? (9)
  • What biorhythm happens less than once a day? (9)
  • What biorhythm occurs more than once a day? (9)
  • What is an example of an infradian rhythm? (12)
  • When no light is detected melatonin is __________ to induce sleep by inhibiting brain mechanisms that promote wakefulness. (10)

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