multimodal

adjective mul·ti·mod·al \ -ˈmō-dᵊl \
Updated on: 25 Apr 2018

Definition of multimodal

: having or involving several modes, modalities, or maxima
  • multimodal distributions
  • multimodal therapy

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First Known Use of multimodal

1899

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multimodal

adjective mul·ti·mo·dal \ ˌməl-ti-ˈmōd-ᵊl \

medical Definition of multimodal

: relating to, having, or utilizing more than one mode or modality (as of stimulation or treatment)
  • multimodal cancer therapy involving surgery, immunotherapy, and radiation

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