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BIORHYTHM

The scientifically determined cycle of changes in a person, depending on his or her temperament and physical condition. the cycle basically occurs in the functions of the organs and organism, but the changes also affect a person's emotions, following various rhythms in both men and women each month. Biorhythm has considerable implications in the moral order, as a mechanism that influences one's feelings and indirectly the degree of imputability in human actions.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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