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[muhl-tee-poh-ler, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈpoʊ lər, ˌmʌl taɪ-/

having several or many poles.
(of nerve cells) having more than two dendrites.

also multi-polar, 1859, from multi- + polar. Related: Multipolarity.

multipolar mul·ti·po·lar (mŭl’tĭ-pō’lər)
Having more than two poles. Used of a nerve cell that has branches that project from several points.


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