unipolar

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uni·po·lar

adjective \ˌyü-ni-ˈpō-lər\

Definition of UNIPOLAR

:  relating to, affected with, or being a manic-depressive disorder in which there is only a depressive phase <unipolar depression>

First Known Use of UNIPOLAR

1965

uni·po·lar

adjective \ˌyü-ni-ˈpō-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNIPOLAR

1
: having but one process <a unipolar neuron>
2
: relating to or being a manic-depressive disorder in which there is a depressive phase only <unipolar depression>—compare bipolar 3
3
: involving or being electrodes or leads recording electrical potentials between the scalp and the ground or a distant bodily site

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