diphasic

adjective di·pha·sic \ (ˌ)dī-ˈfā-zik \

Definition of diphasic

:having two phases

First Known Use of diphasic

1881


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diphasic

adjective di·pha·sic \ (ˈ)dī-ˈfā-zik \

medical Definition of diphasic

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

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