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multifocal

 [mul″tĭ-fo´k'l]
arising from or pertaining to many sites or locations.

mul·ti·fo·cal

(mŭl'tē-fō'kăl),
Relating to or arising from many foci.

multifocal

/mul·ti·fo·cal/ (mul″te-fo´k'l) arising from or pertaining to many foci.

multifocal

(mŭl′tə-fō′kəl)
adj.
Relating to or arising from many foci.

multifocal

[-fō′kəl]
Etymology: L, multus + focus, hearth
characterized by more than two ectopic foci that pace the heart. The foci may be atrial or ventricular.

multifocal

Multicentric adjective Having many points of origin, as in a multifocal cancer with a primary tumor and scattered satellites of cancer in surrounding tissues

mul·ti·fo·cal

(mŭl'tē-fō'kăl)
Relating to or arising from many foci.

Multifocal

Having many focal points. In progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, it means that damage caused by the disease occurs at multiple sites.

multifocal

arising from or pertaining to many foci.

multifocal cystic iris separation
separation of the posterior iridal epithelium of aged dogs.
multifocal intramural myocardial infarction
a result of hyalinization of small, intramural, coronary arteries in old dogs. Called also MIMI.
multifocal symmetrical myelinolytic encephalopathy
a fatal disease of Limousin and Simmental calves, beginning at about a month of age with blindness and dysmetria (Limousins) or at 5-8 months of age with signs of ataxia and weight loss (Simmentals).
multifocal syndrome
neurological signs indicating more than one lesion site. Usually seen with infectious diseases of the brain or degenerative storage diseases.
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