[peer-ee-od-ik, peer-] /ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər-/
any motion that recurs in identical forms at equal intervals of time.
See harmonic motion.
- Periodic neutropenia
periodic neutropenia n. Neutropenia recurring at regular intervals, associated with various types of infectious diseases. Also called cyclic neutropenia.
- Periodic paralysis
periodic paralysis n. A group of diseases marked by episodes of muscular weakness or flaccid paralysis without loss of consciousness, speech, or sensation.
[peer-ee-od-ik, peer-] /ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər-/ noun 1. a sentence that, by leaving the completion of its main clause to the end, produces an effect of suspense, as in Unable to join the others at the dance because of my sprained ankle, I went to a movie. /ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk/ noun 1. (rhetoric) a sentence in which […]
[peer-ee-od-ik, peer-] /ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a system of classification of the elements based on the periodic law. /ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk/ noun 1. the classification of the elements based on the periodic law