body clock


body clock

noun

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

Full Definition of BODY CLOCK

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

Examples of BODY CLOCK

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

First Known Use of BODY CLOCK

1968

body clock

noun \-ˈkläk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BODY CLOCK

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

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