biological time

Definitions of biological time
  1. noun
    the time of various biological processes
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    circadian rhythm
    a daily cycle of activity observed in many living organisms
    change of life, climacteric, menopause
    the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
    climacteric
    a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause
    gestation, gestation period
    the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    refractory period
    (neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response
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    time
    the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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