monovalent

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mono·va·lent

adjective \ˌmä-nə-ˈvā-lənt\

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

mono·va·lent

adjective \ˌmän-ə-ˈvā-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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