recurring

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recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and decline business cycle , trade cycle
prolonged or recurring chronic
painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells cluster headache , histamine headache
time period of a recurring event cycle
interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs cycle , rhythm , round
quality of recurring at regular intervals cyclicity , periodicity
recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working) day
daily, recurring diurnal , quotidian
severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men hemicrania , megrim , migraine , sick headache
recurring at regular intervals intermittent , periodic
regular and recurring intermittent , periodic
generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature law , law of nature
recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation menstrual cycle
design that consists of recurring shapes or colors motif
recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time nonrapid eye movement , nonrapid eye movement sleep , NREM , NREM sleep , orthodox sleep
recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep paradoxical sleep , rapid eye movement , rapid eye movement sleep , REM , REM sleep
(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun) phase
time when the moon presents a particular recurring appearance phase of the moon
periodically recurring phenomenon that alternately increases and decreases some quantity pulsation
marked by recurring high fever and transmitted by the bite of infected lice or ticks; characterized by episodes of high fever and chills and headache and muscle pain and nausea that recur every week or ten days for several months recurrent fever , relapsing fever
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