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bipolar

adjective bi·po·lar \(ˈ)bī-ˈpō-lər\

Medical Definition of bipolar

  1. 1:  involving or being electrodes or leads attached to two different bodily sites (such as the arms and legs) for recording the difference in electrical potential between the two sites <bipolar encephalograph leads>

  2. 2of a neuron :  having an efferent and an afferent process

  3. 3:  being, characteristic of, or affected with a bipolar disorder <bipolar depression> <bipolar patients>—compare unipolar




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bipolar

noun bi·po·lar

Medical Definition of bipolar

  1. :  a person affected with bipolar disorder





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