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Jet lag

Jet lag (aka "jetlag" or "jet-lag"), is a physiological condition which is a consequence of alterations to the circadian rhythm.

Such alterations result from shift work, transmeridian travel, or altered day length.

They are known as desynchronosis, dysrhythmia, dyschrony, jet lag, or jet syndrome.

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