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"What's Your Best Time of Day?", page 417
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body clock your internal clock which changes during the day,
i.e. your circdian rhythm.
Her body clock was telling her it was time to have a baby.
homeostatic medical view that the body stays pretty much the same all day long. Current scientists do not believe in a homeostatic view of the human body.
chronobiology the study of the effect of time on bodily processesChronobiology is a new science.
cravings desires Eva had a craving for chocolate.
accomodating agreeable After he had his coffee, he was much more accomodating to the people around him.
mollusks shellfish and related water animals. Some mollusks are poisonous when eaten out of season.
menstrual relating to the monthly discharge of unused eggs by womenPregnancy interrupts a woman's menstrual cycle.
flux changeThe flux of daily living made his life somewhat crazy.
manual dexterity ability to do things with your handsPlaying the piano well requires excellent manual dexterity.
circadian "around a day"..daily rhythms of a body The daily sleep/wake cycle is part of your circadian rythmn.

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  1. agreeable... menstrual accomodating homeostatic mollusks

  2. medical view that the body stays pretty much the same all day long... menstrual accomodating homeostatic mollusks

  3. relating to the monthly discharge of unused eggs by women... menstrual accomodating circadian mollusks

  4. shellfish and related water animals.... menstrual accomodating circadian mollusks

  5. "around a day"..daily rhythms of a body.... menstrual accomodating circadian mollusks

  6. the body's internal clock... chronobiology body clock flux cravings

  7. desires... chronobiology body clock flux cravings

  8. the study of the effect of time on bodily processes... chronobiology body clock flux cravings

  9. ability to do things with your hands... chronobiology body clock flux manual dexterity

  10. change... chronobiology body clock flux cravings


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