Definition of monovalent
1 : having a valence of one
2 : having specific immunologic activity against a single antigen, microorganism, or disease <a monovalent vaccine>
Origin of monovalent
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869
Medical Definition of monovalent
1: having a chemical valence of one
2: containing antibodies specific for or antigens of a single strain of a microorganism <a monovalent vaccine>
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