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Search Results for: valence

Valence electron

Definition noun, plural: valence electrons Any of the electrons on the outermost shell of an atom and takes part in chemical... Read More

Valence

Definition noun, plural: valences (biology, immunology) The relative capability of a substance (e.g. antibody) to act... Read More

Polyvalent

Definition adjective (immunology) Of or pertaining to having several antibodies each capable of destroying or inactivating a... Read More

Covalent bond

Covalent Bond Definition What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More

Monovalent

monovalent (Science: chemistry) Having a valence of one; univalent. See Univalent. Origin: Mono- - L. Valens, p. Pr. See... Read More

Divalent

Definition adjective (chemistry) Having a valence of two, as a molecule having two valences. Supplement Word origin: di- (a... Read More

Bivalent

Bivalent Definition What is bivalent? In genetics, bivalent is used in describing homologous chromosomes (referred to as... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Monad

monad 1. An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible. 2. (Science: philosophy) The... Read More

Oxidize

Definition verb (1) To combine with oxygen; to add oxygen; to convert into an oxide. (2) To remove hydrogen, as by the... Read More

Thallic

thallic (Science: chemistry) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating... Read More

Polyvalency

Definition noun The state of being polyvalent. (immunology) The state of being capable of destroying or inactivating more... Read More