phasic


pha·sic

adj \ˈfā-zik\

Definition of PHASIC

1
: of, relating to, or of the nature of a phase : having phases
2
: reacting rapidly and strongly to a stimulus but quickly adapting and having a short period of excitation <phasic receptors>
pha·si·cal·ly \-zi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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