Definition of unipolar
: relating to, affected with, or being a manic-depressive disorder in which there is only a depressive phase <unipolar depression>
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Medical Definition of unipolar
1: involving or being an electrode or lead attached to the surface of a bodily site (as the chest) for recording the difference in electrical potential between the site and that of another electrode or lead having zero potential
2of a neuron : having but one process
3: relating to or being a manic-depressive disorder in which there is a depressive phase only <unipolar depression>—compare bipolar
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