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chronobiology

 [kron″o-bi-ol´ah-je]
the scientific study of the effect of time on living systems and of biological rhythms. adj., adj chronobiolog´ic, chronobiolog´ical.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chron·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(kron'ō-bī-ol'ō-jē),
That aspect of biology concerned with the timing of biologic events, especially repetitive or cyclic phenomena in individual organisms.
[chrono- + G. bios, life, + logos, study]
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chronobiology

(krŏn′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the effects of time and rhythmical phenomena on life processes.

chron′o·bi·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), chron′o·bi·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
chron′o·bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
chron′o·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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Pharmacology The formal study of the effects of circadian rhythms on the timing of illness and therapy
Physiology The formal study of circadian rhythms on physiologic and pathologic events
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chronobiology

Pharmacology The formal study of the effects of circadian rhythms on the timing of illness, and therapy Physiology The formal study of circadian rhythms on physiologic and pathologic events. See Biorhythm, Chronotherapy, Circadian rhythm.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

chron·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(kron'ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
That aspect of biology concerned with the timing of biologic events, especially repetitive or cyclic phenomena.
[chrono- + G. bios, life, + logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Daan, "A history of chronobiological concepts," in The Circadian Clock, pp.
De Giorgi et al., "'Timing' of arrival and in-hospital mortality in a cohort of patients under anticoagulant therapy presenting to the emergency departments with cerebral hemorrhage: a multicenter chronobiological study in Italy," Chronobiology International, vol.
Some chronobiological studies showed that Ramadan fasting affects circadian distribution related to body temperature, cortisol, melatonin, and glucose.
* years of repetitive chronobiological stress (including probable frequent time zone changes with likely sleep disruption) apparently did not trigger mood destabilization
Inasmuch as the extent of genetic variability among model mice should be similar to genetic variations in humans, how do new-generation mouse models capture differential chronobiological propensity?
Some chronobiological considerations related to physical exercise.
Therefore, the analysis of their sleep should include day sleep, not only because that is when they sleep, but also because diurnal sleep corresponds to a chronobiological challenge with possible health repercussions (15).