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body clock

Syllabification: bod·y clock

Definition of body clock in English:

noun

A person’s or animal’s biological clock.
Example sentences
  • Our body clock, our internal clock, is linked to the 24-hour day.
  • Melatonin resets the body clock to synchronize metabolic functions with times of activity and rest.
  • Jet lag occurs, I learned, because changes in time zones confuse our internal body clock or our ‘circadian rhythms’; profound biorhythms which date back to Stone Age man.

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