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: having two phases
1881, in the meaning defined above
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: having two phases: as
: exhibiting a stage of stimulation followed by a stage of depression or vice versa
the diphasic action of certain drugs
: relating to or being a record of a nerve impulse that is negative and positive
a diphasic action potential
— compare monophasic sense 1, polyphasic sense 1
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