Doubly polar having two poles as a bipolar cellular or corpuscle
- of, pertaining to, or happening in both polar regions
- of or regarding manic depressive infection
- having two poles
- Doubly polar; having two poles; because, a bipolar cell or corpuscle.
"having two poles," from bi- + polar; 1810 with figurative feeling of "of double aspect;" 1859 with regards to physiology. Psychiatric use within reference to exactly what was in fact known as manic-depressive psychosis is believed to have started 1957 with German doctor Karl Leonhard. The expression became popular very early 1990s. Manic depression was in DSM III (1980).
Having two different ends.
- double-pole [attr.]
(a.) Doubly polar; having two poles; because, a bipolar mobile or corpuscle.
As division proceeds, the filamentous nature of this cytoplasm becomes more prominent and the threads begin either to converge towards the poles of the nucleus, to form a bipolar spindle, or may converge towards, or radiate from, several different points, to form a multipolar spindle.