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The mathematical representation of a wave, especially a graph obtained by plotting a characteristic of the wave against time.


(General Physics) physics the shape of the graph of a wave or oscillation obtained by plotting the value of some changing quantity against time


the shape of a wave, usu. represented as a graph of the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity as a function of time.
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Noun1.waveform - the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
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50%-99% Monophasic waveform with loss of reverse flow diameter component and forward flow throughout cardiac reduction Grade cycle; extensive spectral broadening; peak 3 systolic velocity is increased >100% relative to adjacent proximal segment; distal waveform is monophasic with reduced systolic velocity Occlusion Grade No flow detected within imaged arterial segment; 4 reocclusive "thump" maybe heard just proximal to site of occlusion; distal waveforms are monophasic with reduced systolic velocities Table 2: Comparison of Cases Detected by Doppler USG and MDCT Angiography Group of Vessels Doppler MDCT Angiography Aortoiliac group vessels 1.
turning triphasic from monophasic waveform was observed in 8 (16 Percent) patients.
The purpose of this study was to compare a square biphasic and monophasic waveform, blood flow and healing rates of chronic stage III and IV pressure ulcers and stage II Wagner scale neuropathic ulcers over four weeks of treatment.
Two years later, direct-current monophasic waveform defibrillation was used 8.
It has been established that the normal triphasic hepatic vein waveform is transformed into a biphasic or monophasic waveform in patients with acute viral hepatitis and cirrhosis.