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Circadian

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Circadian refers to biological processes that reoccur naturally at 24-hour intervals ! An example is our internal circadian rhythms that regulate our sleep-wake cycle.

The term originates from the Latin "circa diem" which means "about a day".

I love the sound of this word so much, it elegantly rolls off the tongue...it's a shame we hardly ever hear it used in everyday speech!
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circa.0001 wrote: Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:38 pm Circadian refers to biological processes that reoccur naturally at 24-hour intervals ! An example is our internal circadian rhythms that regulate our sleep-wake cycle.

The term originates from the Latin "circa diem" which means "about a day".

I love the sound of this word so much, it elegantly rolls off the tongue...it's a shame we hardly ever hear it used in everyday speech!
nice :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:
i like how "circa" is "about"... in the army you hear them shout "about turn!"... turning, cycle, circle, circa... interesting also that we say "circa 1908", referencing time, but using "about 1908" instead of "in 1908".... idk confusingly put, but what im trying to get at is the circular nature of 'about'...
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