from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to phase
  • adj. Describing the discontinuous activity of excitable cells or tissues

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of a phase.


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