biphasic

adjective
bi·phas·ic | \(ˌ)bī-ˈfā-zik \

Definition of biphasic 

: having two phases

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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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1887, in the meaning defined above

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biphasic

adjective
bi·phas·ic | \(ˈ)bī-ˈfā-zik \

Medical Definition of biphasic 

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

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