phase is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online + Mobile powered by Unbound Medicine. Find 65,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Explore these free sample topics:

Taber’s Online

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

(fāz )

[Gr. phasis, an appearance]

1. A stage of development.
2. A transitory appearance.
3. In chemistry, a distinct component of a larger, heterogeneous system, as oil or water when the two are mixed.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Citation

TY - ELEC T1 - phase ID - 742039 PB - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742039/all/phase ER -