Medical Dictionary


adj bi·po·lar \(ˈ)bī-ˈpō-lər\

Medical Definition of BIPOLAR

:  having or involving the use of two poles <bipolar encephalograph leads>
of a neuron :  having an efferent and an afferent process
:  being, characteristic of, or affected with a bipolar disorder <bipolar depression> <bipolar affectively ill patients>—compare unipolar 2
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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