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Synonyms for rhythm

Synonyms for rhythm

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

Synonyms for rhythm

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

recurring at regular intervals

an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements

natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

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Humans also exhibit rhythms shorter than 24 hours, termed ultradian rhythms, and longer than 24 hours, termed infradian rhythms (Refinetti & Menaker, 1992).
For comparison, see diurnal, infradian, and ultradian.
A cycle including a shorter interval, one less than 20 hours, is referred to as ultradian; infradian rhythms have a "repeat" that is greater than 28 hours.
The fact that they are only slightly smaller suggests the presence of a partially chaotic process mingled with more constrained processes such as circadian, ultradian, or infradian rhythms (Peters, 1991).