monophasic

adjective
mono·​pha·​sic | \ -ˈfā-zik How to pronounce monophasic (audio) \

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 sense b, polyphasic sense 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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“Monophasic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monophasic. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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