[ muhl-tee-foh-kuh l, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl tiˈfoʊ kəl, ˌmʌl taɪ- /
having several focuses.
(of an eyeglass lens) having several focusing areas that correct for both nearsightedness and farsightedness.
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Medical definitions for multifocal
[ mŭl′tĭ-fō′kəl ]
Relating to or arising from many foci.
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