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Definition of "biphasic" []

  • Having two distinct phases: a biphasic waveform; a biphasic response to a stimulus. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "biphasic" in a sentence
  • "Serious systemic toxicity has developed upon exposure to HF, regardless of the route of the exposure. 9 In summary, HF exposures result in biphasic injury — dehydration and coagulation necrosis — penetration of tissue by fluoride ion scavenging for cations. 2,10,11"
  • "PNNL's conversion system will take advantage of the rapid expansion and contraction capabilities of a new liquid developed by PNNL researchers called biphasic fluid."
  • "The technology is based n the use of a newly developed liquid, which the researchers call the biphasic fluid."