chro·​no·​type ˈkrō-nə-ˌtīp How to pronounce chronotype (audio)
: the internal circadian rhythm or body clock of an individual that influences the cycle of sleep and activity in a 24-hour period
It is also true that we are increasingly sleeping outside of the times normally dictated by our internal circadian clocks (our "chronotype").Science

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“Chronotype.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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