Definition: 'Nocturnal Periodicity'
nocturnal periodicityType: Term
1. a circadian rhythm with the periodicity expressed during nighttime hours, as in the night release of microfilariae of the human filaria Wuchereria bancrofti into the peripheral blood; this type of periodicity is found in regions where the vector mosquito is a night-biting species.
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