Relating to or arising from many foci.

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mul·ti·fo·cal .məl-ti-'fō-kəl adj
1) having more than one focal length <\multifocal lenses>
2) arising from or occurring in more than one focus or location <\multifocal seizures>

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mul·ti·fo·cal (mul″te-foґkəl) arising from or pertaining to many foci.

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