multifocal

Relating to or arising from many foci.

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mul·ti·fo·cal .məl-ti-'fō-kəl adj
1) having more than one focal length <\multifocal lenses>
2) arising from or occurring in more than one focus or location <\multifocal seizures>

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mul·ti·fo·cal (mul″te-foґkəl) arising from or pertaining to many foci.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • multifocal — MULTIFOCÁL, Ă adj. Care prezintă mai multe focare. [< fr. multifocale]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MULTIFOCÁL, Ă adj. cu mai multe focare. (< fr. multifocal) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • multifocal — Acción, como la transmisión de un impulso, que parte de más de dos focos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • multifocal — multifocal. adj. De varios focos …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • multifocal — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem vários focos. 2.  [Ótica] Que tem mais de duas distâncias focais (ex.: lentes multifocais).   ‣ Etimologia: multi + foca …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • multifocal — adj. De varios focos …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • multifocal — ˌ adjective Etymology: multi + focal 1. : having more than one focal length multifocal lenses 2. : arising from or occurring in more than one focus or location multifocal convulsions …   Useful english dictionary

  • multifocal — /mul tee foh keuhl, mul tuy /, adj. 1. having several focuses. 2. (of an eyeglass lens) having several focusing areas that correct for both nearsightedness and farsightedness. [1915 20; MULTI + FOCAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • multifocal — adjective a) Arising from or occurring in more than one focus or location. b) having several focusing areas that correct for both nearsightedness and farsightedness …   Wiktionary

  • multifocal — adj. coming from many locations; beginning in many locations (often used in medicine to describe cancer which begins in multiple locations) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multifocal — adjective chiefly Medicine & Optics having more than one focus …   English new terms dictionary

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