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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Background & objectives: Originally isolated from severe human food-poisoning cases, Salmonella (3,10:r:-), a monophasic variety of otherwise diphasic serotypes such as S.
Diphasic or triphasic febrile patterns have been observed, usually lasting for 5 to 10 days.
Durif F, Deffond D, Dordain G, Tournilhac M: Apomorphine and diphasic dyskinesia.
Minimal ST-segment elevation and slight terminal T-wave inversion are seen in lead III, and the reciprocal of these changes is noted in aVL, where ST depression and a negative/positive diphasic T wave are apparent.
It was found that the final structure of cured vinyl ester is probably diphasic, with the first phase consisting of a vinylester network and the second phase rich in polystyrene.
For diphasic composites consisting of a ceramic and a polymer phase there are ten possible combinations of phase connectivity (1), which are usually described by using two digits, the first denoting the self-connectivity of the ceramic and the second, that of the polymer.
For diphasic composites consisting of a ceramic phase and a polymer phase there are ten possible combinations of phase connectivity, which are usually described by using two digits, the first denoting the connectivity of the ceramic and the second, that of the polymer with itself in each case.
The diphasic composite films, produced by dispersing randomly fine ceramic grains, as in the present case, are expected to have a 0-3 connectivity in which the ceramic grains are isolated from each other (0-dimensions) with the polymer phase, self-connected in 3-dimensions, around them.