Definition of desynchronization in English:


(British desynchronisation)


  • See desynchronize

    • ‘Kay suggests that geomagnetic storms act as a precipitant in susceptible individuals through desynchronisation of pineal circadian rhythms or via an effect on serotonergic and adrenergic systems.’
    • ‘Jet lag is due to the desynchronisation between various body rhythms and environmental rhythms.’
    • ‘Shiftwork frequently causes a desynchronization between the sleep-wake cycle, light-darkness rhythm, and other endogenous biological rhythms.’
    • ‘This is probably caused by internal desynchronization of clock gene cyclings within a given individual animal.’
    • ‘With cardiac resynchronisation the desynchronisation of the heart contractions caused by electrical pulse disorders are minimised, and so the heart recovers part of its normal function.’