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Related to multifocal: multifocal IOL, Multifocal atrial tachycardia, multifocal motor neuropathy

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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The most common findings are bilateral confluent multifocal supratentorial white matter lesions, but single lesions restricted to the subcortical white matter may also be found.
As the tachycardia cycle lengths and earliest activation sites were different during activation mapping, a diagnosis of multifocal atrial tachycardia was made.
Multifocal atrial tachycardia usually is seen in patients who are severely ill with a noncardiac problem, which often, as in this patient, is an acute exacerbation of chronic lung disease.
Cultivation of papova-like virus from human brain with progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy.
Whether these multifocal lesions would have been surgically excised is unknown," she added.
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