multi-polar

multipolar

[muhl-tee-poh-ler, muhl-tahy-]
adjective
1.
having several or many poles.
2.
(of nerve cells) having more than two dendrites.

Origin:
1855–60; multi- + polar

multipolarity [muhl-tee-poh-lar-i-tee, -puh-, muhl-tahy-] , noun
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multipolar mul·ti·po·lar (mŭl'tĭ-pō'lər)
adj.
Having more than two poles. Used of a nerve cell that has branches that project from several points.

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