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body clock

noun

Simple Definition of body clock

  • : a system in the body that controls when you need to sleep, eat, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of body clock

  1. :  the internal mechanisms that schedule periodic bodily functions and activities —usually not used technically

Examples of body clock in a sentence

  1. It takes a while for my body clock to get adjusted when I fly from New York to London.



1968

First Known Use of body clock

1968


Medical Dictionary

body clock

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noun \-ˈkläk\

Medical Definition of body clock

  1. :  the internal mechanisms that schedule bodily functions and activities—not usually used technically




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