bi·​phas·​ic | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈfā-zik How to pronounce biphasic (audio) \

Definition of biphasic

: having two phases

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Recent Examples on the Web A typical feature of ODS is the biphasic presentation. Maryn Mckenna, WIRED, "Spreading cholera, maybe polio: Now will we care about Haiti?," 27 Jan. 2011

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First Known Use of biphasic

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Biphasic.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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bi·​phas·​ic | \ (ˈ)bī-ˈfā-zik How to pronounce biphasic (audio) \

Medical Definition of biphasic

: having two phases a biphasic life cycle a biphasic immune response a biphasic stimulatory effect

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to insert between existing elements

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