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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or exhibiting periodic physiological activity that occurs more than once every 24 hours.

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  • adjective Cyclical with a periodicity significantly shorter than 24 hours, that is, more frequent than circadian.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ultra– + (circa)dian.]

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