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bipolar

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adjective bi·po·lar \(ˈ)bī-ˈpō-lər\

Medical Definition of bipolar

  1. 1:  having or involving the use of two poles <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 affectively ill patients>—compare unipolar 2





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