Word of the Day – June 20 – Zeitgeber

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Zeitgeber  (TSAHYT-gey-bur)

Definition: An environmental cue, as the length of daylight or the degree of temperature, that helps to regulate the cycles of an organism’s biological clock.

Example sentence: In nearly every land animal, light is the major zeitgeber, with temperature a distant second.

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