A form of bipolar disorder where you are either constantly in a state of elation or depression; but never fluctuating between the two.

U`ni*po"lar (?), a. [Uni- + polar.]

1. Physics

Having, or acting by means of, one pole only.

2. Anat.

Having but one pole or process; -- applied to those ganglionic nerve cells which have but one radiating process; -- opposed to multipolar.

Unipolar induction Elec., induction, as in a conducting circuit, by only one pole of a magnet. -- Unipolar stimulation Physiol., the simulation sometimes produced when one electrode of an induction apparatus is applied to a nerve; -- called also unipolar induction action.

Du Bois-Reymond.

 

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