multipolar


mul·ti·po·lar

adjective \-ˈpō-lər\

Definition of MULTIPOLAR

1
:  having several poles <a multipolar generator> <multipolar mitoses>
2
:  having several dendrites <multipolar neurons>
3
:  characterized by more than two centers of power or interest <a multipolar world>
mul·ti·po·lar·i·ty \-pō-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun

Origin of MULTIPOLAR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1859

mul·ti·po·lar

adjective \ˌməl-ti-ˈpō-lər, -ˌtī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MULTIPOLAR

1
: having several poles <multipolar mitoses>
2
: having several dendrites <multipolar nerve cells>
mul·ti·po·lar·i·ty \-pō-ˈlar-ət-ē\ noun, plural mul·ti·po·lar·i·ties

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