diphasic


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di·pha·sic

(dī-fā'zik),
Occurring in or characterized by two phases or stages.

diphasic

/di·pha·sic/ (-fa´zik) having two phases.

diphasic

[dīfā′zik]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, phasis, appearance
pertaining to something that occurs in two stages or phases.

di·pha·sic

(dī-fā'zik)
Occurring in or characterized by two phases or stages.

diphasic

occurring in two phases (Box 1)
Box 1: The interpretation of Doppler arterial sounds
  • Triphasic (three clear sounds at each pulse beat): a triphasic sound indicates a very healthy artery, with no impedance to blood flow, and good elastic arterial walls. Note: The third sound may not be heard without headphones

  • Biphasic (two clear sounds at each pulse beat): a biphasic pulse sound indicates reasonable arterial health

  • Monophasic (one sound at each pulse beat): a monophasic pulse sound indicates poor arterial health, inelastic arteries and poor peripheral perfusion

diphasic

occurring in two phases.

diphasic milk fever
a disease of humans transmitted via the milk of goats and caused by the tickborne encephalitis virus. Called also Russian spring-summer encephalitis. Ixodes ricinus is the vector and goats and other ruminants are inapparent reservoirs.
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An iterative procedure can fit the velocity in the diphasic medium, providing the elastic properties (E,v) of the dispersed nanoparticles, by a minimization algorithm in two variables.
Factors associated with the length of hospitalization in survivors (identified by using a Cox hazard proportional model) included diphasic fever, [greater than or equal to] 6 days of continuing high fever from admission, a maximum respiration rate [greater than or equal to] 26 breaths/min, and adventitious discontinuous lung sounds (Table 2).
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Human sexuality is uniquely diphasic with non-reproductive infantile sexuality being separated from reproductive puberty by the hiatus of so-called latency.
Chloramphenicol extraction from milk by using the diphasic dialisis method followed by liquid chromatographic determination.
population (Bienvenu & Eaton, 1998; Kleinknecht, 1987) and presents a diphasic cardiac response of initial tachycardia followed by bradycardia along with hypotension, shock, vertigo, diaphoresis, nausea, and though rare, asystole and death (Ellinwood & Hamilton, 1991; Marks, 1988).
5 ml into a bottle of diphasic medium and one or two drops were plated directly on the standard solid mycoplasma medium (14) (Himedia laboratories, Mumbai).
Diphasic dialysis, a technique of extraction with membranes, was used in some studies (Prieta et al.
Gardner and Kandel (1977) identified a diphasic synaptic potential (EPSP followed by an IPSP) originating from the cholinergic interneuron B4/5.
They include a T wave that is flat, negative, or diphasic with a less than 1-mm negative phase in any lead when the R amplitude is 5 mm or more.