phi

[ fahy ]
/ faɪ /

noun, plural phis.

the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ).
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

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British Dictionary definitions for phi

phi
/ (faɪ) /

noun plural phis

the 21st letter in the Greek alphabet (Φ, φ), a consonant, transliterated as ph or f
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Medical definitions for phi (1 of 2)

phi

n.

The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.

Medical definitions for phi (2 of 2)

φ

The Greek letter phi. Entries beginning with this character are alphabetized under phi.
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