biphasic

[ bahy-fey-zik ]
/ baɪˈfeɪ zɪk /

adjective

having two phases.
Botany. having a gametophytic and a sporophytic phase.

Nearby words

  1. bipedal,
  2. bipedalism,
  3. bipennate,
  4. bipenniform,
  5. bipetalous,
  6. biphasic pill,
  7. biphenotypy,
  8. biphenyl,
  9. biphetamine,
  10. bipinnaria

Origin of biphasic

First recorded in 1905–10; bi-1 + phase + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for biphasic

biphasic

/ (baɪˈfeɪzɪk) /

adjective

having two phases
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