Definitions

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  • Occurring in three phases.

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  • adjective Having three phases.

Etymologies

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tri- +‎ phasic

Examples

  • Birth control pills that vary the dosage of hormones throughout the month collectively called triphasic pills have been implicated as having a link to the formation of ovarian cysts in some women.

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  • I take the pregnancy test even though I don't think I'm pregnant, and I don't think I'm pregnant because my temperature hasn't exhibited the classic triphasic pattern of pre-ovulation (low), ovulation (high), and implantation (higher) that pregnant women get.

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  • Unlike the triphasic pills, which supply varying levels of hormones throughout the month and have been linked to the formation of ovarian cysts, pills that provide a constant level of hormones can encourage disintegration.

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  • Nonfocal, slowing of alpha, increased theta; polymorphic delta or rhythmic frontal delta, if severe; in chronic state, decreased voltage and slow activity; in addition, more specific sharp or spike waves in renal failure; triphasic high-voltage slow waves in hepatic encephalopathy, anoxia, uremia, hypercalcemia

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  • About the batteries/powertrain: Lead-acid linked to an triphasic induction motor.

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  • About the batteries/powertrain: Lead-acid linked to an triphasic induction motor.

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  • So I was just wondering if my chart shows a triphasic pattern.

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  • About the batteries/powertrain: Lead-acid linked to an triphasic induction motor.

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  • So we are now replacing biphasic with triphasic and there is probably more old stuff out there now at this point than perhaps there was three years ago.

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  • Other EEG findings reported include triphasic waves, epileptiform abnormalities, photomyogenic response, and photoparoxysmal response.

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