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monophasic

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adjective mono·pha·sic \-ˈfā-zik\

Medical Definition of monophasic

  1. 1:  having a single phase; specifically :  relating to or being a record of a nerve impulse that is negative or positive but not both <a monophasic action potential>—compare diphasic b, polyphasic 1

  2. 2:  having a single period of activity followed by a period of rest in each 24-hour period <humans are naturally monophasic beings>




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