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bi·po·lar

 (bī-pō′lər)
adj.
1. Relating to or having two poles or charges.
2. Relating to a device capable of using two polarizations, such as a transistor that uses positive and negative charge carriers.
3. Relating to or involving both of the earth's polar regions.
4. Having two opposite or contradictory ideas or natures: the bipolar world of the postwar period.
5. Biology Having two poles or opposite extremities: a bipolar neuron.
6. Psychiatry Of, relating to, or having bipolar disorder.
n.
Informal A person with bipolar disorder.

bi′po·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.

bipolar

(baɪˈpəʊlə)
adj
1. (General Physics) having two poles: a bipolar dynamo; a bipolar neuron.
2. (Physical Geography) relating to or found at the North and South Poles
3. having or characterized by two opposed opinions, natures, etc
4. (Electronics) (of a transistor) utilizing both majority and minority charge carriers
5. (Pathology) suffering from bipolar manic-depressive disorder
bipoˈlarity n

bi•po•lar

(baɪˈpoʊ lər)

adj.
1. having two poles, as the earth.
2. of, pertaining to, or found at both polar regions.
3. characterized by opposite extremes.
4. of or pertaining to a transistor that uses both positive and negative charge carriers.
[1800–10]
bi`po•lar′i•ty, n.
bi•po`lar•i•za′tion, n.
bi•po′lar•ize`, v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bipolar - of or relating to manic depressive illness
2.bipolar - of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regionsbipolar - of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions; "the bipolar distribution of certain species"
3.bipolar - having two polesbipolar - having two poles      
unipolar - having a single pole
Translations

bipolar

[baɪˈpəʊləʳ]
A. ADJbipolar
B. CPD bipolar disordertrastorno m bipolar

bipolar

[baɪˈpəʊlər] adj [system, situation] → bipolairebipolar disorder n (PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)troubles mpl bipolaires

bipolar

adj bipolar
References in classic literature ?
Everything in nature is bipolar, or has a positive and negative pole.
The new research, led by Cardiff University PhD student Katie Lewis from the National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH), suggests that one in four people with bipolar disorder may be at risk of an episode of high mood following sleep loss.
The extent of misdiagnosis was highlighted by the results of a survey of 600 patients with bipolar disorder in the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association advocacy group.
s Phase 3 clinical study evaluating Latuda (lurasidone HCl) in children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 years with depression associated with bipolar I disorder (bipolar depression) met its primary endpoint, the company said.
We hereby discuss the safety and efficacy of conventional monopolar as well as new bipolar saline-based TURP systems.
Catherine Zeta-talked about with bipolar Bipolar disorder can cause dramatic changes in a person's mood between periods of depression and mania.
Jones has her battle disorder FACTS ABOUT BIPOLAR DISORDER | Around 1 in 100 people are diagnosed with bipolar disorder at some in their lives | Bipolar disorder used to be called manic depression | | | Stephen Fry and Catherine Zeta Jones are among celebrities who have spoken out about their personal battles with bipolar disorder | Bipolar disorder may be treated with medications known as mood stabilisers | Psychological therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy or family therapy can also be effective For more information visit www.
In 2014, there were 13,808,283 12-month and 23,140,488 lifetime total prevalent cases of bipolar disorder in the 8MM.
Bipolar-OCD comorbidity was first reported in a 1995 study from Germany [2] which found that more than half of all patients with bipolar disorder had experienced other mental disorders, including OCD, during the course of the bipolar disorder.
People suffering with bipolar disorder have intense emotional states that occur in distinct periods called mood episodes.
The bipolar hip prosthesis has been an alternative choice to the conventional unipolar prosthesis since 1978.
The comparison revealed very specific differences in how these neurons behave and communicate with each other, and identified striking differences in how the neurons respond to lithium, the most common treatment for bipolar disorder.