adjective \(ˌ)dī-ˈfā-zik\

Definition of DIPHASIC

:  having two phases

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adjective \(ˈ)dī-ˈfā-zik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIPHASIC

: having two phases: as a : exhibiting a stage of stimulation followed by a stage of depression or vice versa <the diphasic action of certain drugs> b : relating to or being a record of a nerve impulse that is negative and positive <a diphasic action potential>—compare monophasic 1, polyphasic 1


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