In most organisms, biological clockworks are governed by a master clock, referred to as the "circadian oscillator," which keeps track of time and coordinates our biological processes with the rhythm of a 24-hour cycle of day and night.
What does MC stand for?
MC stands for Master Clock
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The station clocks were operated from a main master clock in a telecom equipment room on the station with some 12 individual circuits for the station which included the three clock faces of the portico and the two large station clocks - the other circuits being office groups around the station and at Forth Banks.
The light signals sent to your body's master clock tell you when to be sleepy and when to be alert.
RAD's ACE-3220 cell gateway site can lock on to the Grand Master Clock to synchronise the system.
The clock faces were operated by an electrical master clock, sited in the adjoining offices, which transmitted impulses to slave units which powered the hands.