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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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Classification of circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSD) CRSD Primary disorders: (1) Delayed sleep phase (2) Advanced sleep phase (3) Sleep-wake cycle irregular pattern (4) Non 24-h sleep-wake cycle Secondary disorders: (5) Jet lag (6) CRSD secondary to work at irregular hours (7) CRSD secondary to diseases (8) CRSD secondary to the use of drugs or medications Other: (9) Other CRSDs Source: Ref.
It is also important to regulate the sleep-wake cycle as much as possible.
They also found out that the disrupted sleep-wake cycle in the young mice can be reset by incorporating appropriate light environment with correct biological rhythm and difference in day and night.
vasoactive intestinal polypeptide [VIP]), in turn, may act on other brain regions or peripheral organs to generate a variety of overt circadian rhythms, such as the sleep-wake cycle (see figure).
Case Western Reserve University-Led Collaboration Tests Whether New Fluorescent Lighting Developed by GE Can Synchronize Hospitalized Patients' Sleep-Wake Cycles
With today marking Rare Disease Day and Sunday kicking off National Sleep Awareness Week, this is the perfect time to learn more about Non-24, a rare disorder impacting the sleep-wake cycle.
As a result, their sleep-wake cycle was delayed by four hours each day, until sleep occurred 12 hours out of sync with their brain clock and in the middle of what would have been their normal 'daytime'.
ISLAMABAD -- Low levels of melatonin, a hormone regulating the sleep-wake cycle, may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes in women, a new study has warned.
Flying across different time zones causes interruption of the sleep-wake cycle, leading to fatigue and other symptoms caused by disturbance of normal body rhythms.
The sleep-wake cycle can adjust to a journey across six time zones within a few days, but cortisol and body temperature cycles can take five to eight days.
Following background on historical and contemporary observers of such daily regularities as the sleep-wake cycle, he reviews research methods for studying them in diverse organisms, explanatory models, and implications for medicine.
Another circadian function of melatonin is its effect on the sleep-wake cycle.