adjective Date: circa 1909 having two phases

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • biphasic — bi·phas·ic ( )bī fā zik adj having two phases <a biphasic life cycle> <a biphasic immune response> <a biphasic stimulatory effect> * * * bi·pha·sic (bi faґzik) 1. having two phases. 2. in histopathology, consisting of two… …   Medical dictionary

  • Biphasic — A biphasic system is one which has two phases. * In chemistry, when oil and water are poured into a beaker, they form a biphasic system. See mixtures. * In chronobiology, biphasic sleep refers to a nap or siesta in addition to the usual sleep… …   Wikipedia

  • biphasic — /buy fay zik/, adj. 1. having two phases. 2. Bot. having a gametophytic and a sporophytic phase. [1905 10; BI + PHASE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • biphasic — adjective Having two phases …   Wiktionary

  • biphasic — adj. characterized by two phases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biphasic — [bʌɪ feɪzɪk] adjective technical having two phases …   English new terms dictionary

  • biphasic — bi·phasic …   English syllables

  • biphasic — “+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + phasic : having two phases; specifically : having both a sporophytic and a gametophytic phase in the life cycle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation — (BCV) is a method of ventilation which requires the patient to wear an upper body shell or cuirass, so named after the body armour worn by medieval soldiers. The ventilation is biphasic because the cuirass is attached to a pump which actively… …   Wikipedia

  • Biphasic curve — The biphasic curve for alcohol consumption represents the changing effects of increasing blood alcohol concentration (BAC) on the typical person who has not developed alcohol tolerance.People typically report that consumption of an alcoholic… …   Wikipedia

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