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Term:
circadian sleep/wake cycle (GO:0042745)
Annotations: Rat: (44) Mouse: (43) Human: (44) Chinchilla: (41) Bonobo: (43) Dog: (41) Squirrel: (37) Pig: (43)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
circadian behavior +     
circadian mating behavior 
circadian sleep/wake cycle +   
The cycle from wakefulness through an orderly succession of sleep states and stages that occurs on an approximately 24 hour rhythm.
circadian sleep/wake cycle process +   
eclosion rhythm 
locomotor rhythm +   

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Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.sleepquest.com

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