polyphasic

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adjective poly·pha·sic \ˌpä-lē-ˈfā-zik\

Definition of polyphasic

  1. :  consisting of two or more phases

First Known Use of polyphasic

1922


Medical Dictionary

polyphasic

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adjective poly·pha·sic \-ˈfā-zik\

Medical Definition of polyphasic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or having more than one phase polyphasic evoked potentials—compare diphasic b, monophasic 1

  2. 2:  having several periods of activity interrupted by intervening periods of rest in each 24 hours an infant is essentially polyphasic


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