[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.
[muhl-tuh-plee-kuh-nek-tid] /ˈmʌl tə pli kəˈnɛk tɪd/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. connected but not simply-connected.
- Multipolar cell
multipolar cell n. A neuron having several dendrites arising from the cell body.
- Multipolar neuron
multipolar neuron n. A neuron with one axon and three or more dendrites.
operating system An early time-sharing operating system developed in Edinburgh by Robin Popplestone and others. It was inspired by MIT’ Project MAC, via a “MiniMac” project which was aborted when it became obvious that Elliot Brothers Ltd. could not supply the necessary disk storage. Multipop was highly efficient in its use of machine resources to […]