diphasic

/ (daɪˈfeɪzɪk) /

adjective

zoology (of parasites) having a free active stage in the life cycle
physics another word for diphase

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Example sentences from the Web for diphasic

Medical definitions for diphasic

diphasic
[ dī-fāzĭk ]

adj.

Having two phases or stages.
Of or being a disorder marked by two distinct phases, such as bipolar disorder.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.