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manic-depressive

 
marked by alternating periods of mania and depression.
m.-d. disorders former name for the bipolar disorders.
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man·ic-de·pres·sive

(man'ik dē-pres'iv),
1. Pertaining to a manic-depressive psychosis (bipolar disorder).
2. One suffering from such a disorder.
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manic-depressive

(măn′ĭk-dĭ-prĕs′ĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having bipolar disorder.
n.
A person who has bipolar disorder.
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man·ic-de·pres·sive

(man'ik dĕ-pres'siv)
Pertaining to a manic-depressive psychosis (bipolar disorder, qv).
See also: mania, bipolar disorder
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bi·po·lar dis·or·der

(bī-pō'lăr dis-ōr'dĕr)
Affective disorder characterized by occurrence of alternating manic, hypomanic, or mixed episodes and with major depresive episodes.
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