Medical Dictionary

unipolar

adj uni·po·lar \ˌyü-ni-ˈpō-lər\

Medical Definition of UNIPOLAR

1
:  having but one process <a unipolar neuron>
2
:  relating to or being a manic-depressive disorder in which there is a depressive phase only <unipolar depression>—compare bipolar 3
3
:  involving or being electrodes or leads recording electrical potentials between the scalp and the ground or a distant bodily site

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