bidirectional

adjective bi·di·rec·tion·al \ ˌbī-də-ˈrek-shnəl , -dī- , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of bidirectional

: involving, moving, or taking place in two usually opposite directions
  • bidirectional flow
  • bidirectional replication of DNA

bidirectionally

adverb

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First Known Use of bidirectional

1889


Medical Dictionary

bidirectional

adjective bi·di·rec·tion·al \ ˌbī-də-ˈrek-shnəl, -dī-, -shən-ᵊl \

medical Definition of bidirectional

: involving, moving, or taking place in two usually opposite directions
  • bidirectional flow of materials in axons
  • bidirectional replication of DNA

bidirectionally

play \\ adverb


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