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monophasic

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adjective mono·pha·sic \ -ˈfā-zik \

medical Definition of monophasic

1 :having a single phase; specifically :relating to or being a record of a nerve impulse that is negative or positive but not both
  • a monophasic action potential
— compare diphasic b, polyphasic 1
2 :having a single period of activity followed by a period of rest in each 24-hour period
  • humans are naturally monophasic beings

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