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Photoperiod MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Photoperiod
Tree Number(s)
G01.910.675
Unique ID
D017440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017440
Scope Note
The time period of daily exposure that an organism receives from daylight or artificial light. It is believed that photoperiodic responses may affect the control of energy balance and thermoregulation.
Entry Term(s)
Dark-Light Cycle
Daylight Cycle
Light Cycle
Light-Dark Cycle
Previous Indexing
Light (1966-1992)
Periodicity (1966-1992)
See Also
Circadian Rhythm
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2010/06/25

No Qualifiers
Photoperiod Preferred
Light Cycle Related
Daylight Cycle Related
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