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biphasic

(bī-f'ik),
Cellular structure with two histomorphologic patterns. The paradigm is synovial sarcoma, in which plump round cells and spindle-shaped fibroblastic cells alternate with with glandularlike areas that show synoviallike cells.

biphasic

(bī′fā′zĭk)
adj.
Having two distinct phases: a biphasic waveform; a biphasic response to a stimulus.

biphasic

adjective
(1) Having or referring to two phases.
(2) Having or referring to both a sporophytic and a gametophytic phase in the life cycle of a fungus.
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Of the 218 peritoneal mesotheliomas tested, 205 (94%) displayed WT1 expression, which included 153 of 159 (96%) of the epithelioid subtype tumors, and 38 of 45 (84%) biphasic mesotheliomas.
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The scrub use was more prevalent among lichen amyloidosis patients (85%), followed by biphasic amyloidosis (71.42%) and macular amyloidosis (63.63%).
To test for significant differences, we compared the proportion in each variable, with condition (control and elevated glucose) as the independent variable and AP-induced [Ca.sup.2+] transient pattern (phasic, biphasic, delayed, and slow decay) as the dependent variable, using Pearson chi-square ([X.sup.2]).
These subtypes are epithelial, sarcomatoid, and mixed or biphasic. Malignant pleural mesothelioma, unlike lung cancer, progresses in a locally aggressive manner via invasion into the chest wall, mediastinum, and diaphragm.
Waveform tracings were recorded for five seconds and categorized as 'monophasic', 'biphasic' and 'triphasic'.
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The biphasic (mixed) subtype is the second most common histologic type accounting for 20-35% of all malignant pleural mesotheliomas (MPM).
Their retrospective study found that of 484 children who came to the emergency department for anaphylaxis, 15% developed a biphasic reaction.
Pigeon protozoal encephalitis is a biphasic, neurologic disease of domestic pigeons (Columba livia f.
Equipped with the ability to live and reproduce in two very different environs, outside and inside the body, these strains were said to have a "biphasic life cycle."