zeitgeber

Definitions


[ˈzʌɪtɡeɪbə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body's circadian rhythms.


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Origin:
1950s: from German Zeitgeber, from Zeit ‘time’ + Geber ‘giver’




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