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Circadian rhythm

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A circadian rhythm is any biological process that displays an endogenous, entrainable oscillation of about 24 hours. These rhythms are driven by a circadian clock, and rhythms have been widely observed in plants, animals, fungi and cyanobacteria. (Wikipedia)

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Biological rhythms

This term is used for the following terms: 
Biological clock
Body clock

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