di·va·lent adjective \(ˌ)dī-ˈvā-lənt\
: having a chemical valence of two; also : bonded to two other atoms or groups
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di·va·lent adjective \(ˈ)dī-ˈvā-lənt\ (Medical Dictionary)
: having a chemical valence of two <divalent calcium>; also : bonded to two other atoms or groups <a divalent methylene group>
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