monophasic


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mon·o·pha·sic

(mon'ō-fā'zik),
1. Marked by monophasia.
2. Occurring in or characterized by only one phase or stage.
3. Fluctuating from the baseline in one direction only.
4. Cellular structure with a single morphologic pattern. Often used to describe synovial sarcoma, which is typically biphasic but it lacks glandular areas, which is consistent with the monophasic variant.

monophasic

[-fā′sik]
having one phase, part, aspect, or stage.

mon·o·pha·sic

(mon'ō-fāz'ik)
1. Marked by monophasia.
2. Occurring in or characterized by only one phase or stage.
3. Fluctuating from the baseline in one direction only.
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SWV values were higher in monophasic flow patterns in the posterior tibial artery than in those without monophasic flow patterns at patient groups and it was the statistically significant difference in SWV mean values (p<0.
In Denmark, surveillance of Salmonella Typhimurium and its monophasic variants is conducted at Statens Serum Institut (human clinical isolates) and the National Food Institute (food and veterinary isolates).
However, to the best of our knowledge only the biphasic and monophasic fibrous types have been described in the English literature to date.
Only two patients with monophasic NMO (2%) had this complication, with both patients recovering [3].
Gorka et al10 observed the relationship of esophageal varices, grades and waveform characteristics of the hepatic vein, and they found monophasic flow in 92% of cases with advanced varices Baik et al11 also concluded that Doppler US hepatic vein waveform assessment is useful in the noninvasive evaluation of the severity of portal hypertension and the response to vasoactive drugs in patients with portal hypertension and variceal bleeding.
Shokat was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called monophasic synovial sarcoma three years ago.
Canadian scientists indicate that adding finely processed high-fiber ingredients to dysphagic pureed foods can make them monophasic, smooth, cohesive and thick.
Biphasic defibrillators are replacing the monophasic models in most centers and is hence growing at the cost of the latter.
In terms of market value, biphasic technologies used in the sector are expected to double the worth of monophasic technologies by 2015.
The adapted trypanosomes were re-inoculated in a monophasic liquid culture medium (L4NHS).
Conversely, the monophasic pattern, which is more common, is difficult to diagnose on histology because it can be confused with other mesenchymal or epithelioid neoplasms.
Both biphasic and monophasic synovial sarcomas are usually intermediate grade (grade 2/3); however, both types can be high grade (grade 3/3).