phasic

adjective

pha·​sic ˈfā-zik How to pronounce phasic (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or of the nature of a phase : having phases
2
: reacting rapidly and strongly to a stimulus but quickly adapting and having a short period of excitation
phasic receptors
phasically adverb

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“Phasic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phasic. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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