Meaning of manic-depressive

man•ic-de•pres•sive

Pronunciation: (man'ik-di-pres'iv), [key]
— Psychiatry. Psychiatry.
—adj.
  1. suffering from bipolar disorder.
—n.
  1. a person suffering from this disorder.
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