diphase

[dahy-feyz]
Also di·phas·ic [dahy-fey-zik] /daɪˈfeɪ zɪk/.

Origin of diphase

First recorded in 1895–1900; di-1 + phase
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British Dictionary definitions for diphasic

diphasic

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

diphase

diphasic

adjective physics
  1. of, having, or concerned with two phases
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diphasic in Medicine

diphasic

[dī-fāzĭk]
adj.
  1. Having two phases or stages.
  2. Of or being a disorder marked by two distinct phases, such as bipolar disorder.
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