Advertisement

Advertisement

chronobiology

[ kron-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee ]

noun

  1. the science or study of the effect of time, especially rhythms, on living systems.


chronobiology

/ ˌkrəʊnə-; ˌkrɒnəbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ /

noun

  1. the branch of biology concerned with the periodicity occurring in living organisms See also biological clock circadian


Discover More

Derived Forms

  • ˌchronobiˈologist, noun

Discover More

Other Words From

  • chron·o·bi·o·log·i·cal [kron-oh-bahy-, uh, -, loj, -i-k, uh, l], adjective
  • chrono·bi·olo·gist noun

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of chronobiology1

First recorded in 1975–80; chrono- + biology

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


chronochronogram