Definitions for circadiansɜrˈkeɪ di ən, ˌsɜr kəˈdi ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circadian(adj)

    of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals

    "circadian rhythms"

Wiktionary

  1. circadian(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or showing rhythmic behaviour with a period of 24 hours; especially of a biological process

  2. Origin: From circa and dies with the English suffix -an.

Freebase

  1. Circadian

    Circadian is a concept album and the first full length studio album by 5th Projekt. It was released on August 29, 2006 on 5th Projekt's Organik Rekords. It explores the metaphysical relationship of humanity as it coexists with its environment and the cycles of which both partake and create. Music and lyrics were written by Tara Rice and/or Sködt D. McNalty.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nan Hee Kim:

    These results support the importance of circadian rhythms in metabolic regulation.

  2. Sally Augustin:

    Being exposed to daylight helps keep your stress levels and your circadian rhythm in check.

  3. Mary Jo Rapini:

    Bright light works by stimulating cells in the retina that connect to the hypothalamus, a part of the brain that helps control circadian rhythms.

  4. Keri Peterson:

    What this does is, it allows your natural circadian rhythm to re-balance itself, if you use it for a couple of days, it helps to promote sleep-- and it's non-habit forming.

  5. Dianne Augelli:

    Estrogen works on several different neurotransmitter pathways that may have an impact on the regulation of sleep, and progesterone can have a hypnotic property, fluctuations in these hormones may have an effect on the circadian rhythm.


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