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Valent

Definition adjective (chemistry) Of, or pertaining to, having valence (used of combination). Supplement Word origin: L... 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

Bivalent

Definition noun, plural: bivalents (genetics) A pair of homologous chromosomes in synapsis during... Read More

Polyvalent

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

Valence

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