Having more than two poles; denoting a nerve cell in which the branches project from several points.

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mul·ti·po·lar .məl-ti-'pō-lər, -.tī- adj
1) having several poles <\multipolar mitoses>
2) having several dendrites <\multipolar nerve cells>
mul·ti·po·lar·i·ty -pō-'lar-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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mul·ti·po·lar (mul″te-poґlər) [multi- + polar] having more than two poles or processes.

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  • multipolar — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1859 1. having several poles < a multipolar generator > < multipolar mitoses > 2. having several dendrites < multipolar neurons > 3. characterized by more than two centers of power or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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