study of biological rhythms

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • chronobiology — [krän΄ō bī äl′ə jē, krän΄ə bīäl′ə jē] n. the study of biological activity in relation to time, as in various cycles and rhythms chronobiological [krän΄ō läj′i kəl, krän΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. chronobiologically adv. chronobiologist [krän΄ō bī äl′əjist …   English World dictionary

  • Chronobiology — Overview of human circadian biological clock with some physiological parameters …   Wikipedia

  • chronobiology — noun Date: 1969 the study of biological rhythms • chronobiologic or chronobiological adjective • chronobiologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chronobiology — chronobiological /kron oh buy euh loj i keuhl/, adj. chronobiologist, n. /kron oh buy ol euh jee/, n. the science or study of the effect of time, esp. rhythms, on living systems. [1975 80; CHRONO + BIOLOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chronobiology — noun The study of the effects of time on biological systems, especially the effects of periodicity See Also: chronobiological, chronobiologist …   Wiktionary

  • chronobiology — That aspect of biology concerned with the timing of biological events, especially repetitive or cyclic phenomena in individual organisms. [chrono + G. bios, life, + logos, study] * * * chro·no·bi·ol·o·gy .krän ə bī äl ə jē, .krō nə n, pl gies the …   Medical dictionary

  • chronobiology — noun the branch of biology concerned with cyclical physiological phenomena. Derivatives chronobiologist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • chronobiology — chro·no·biology …   English syllables

  • chronobiology — chron•o•bi•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌkrɒn oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. phl bio the science or study of the effect of time, esp. rhythms, on living systems • Etymology: 1975–80 chron o•bi o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. chron o•bi•ol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • chronobiology — …   Useful english dictionary

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