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multivalent

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adjective mul·ti·va·lent \ˌməl-tē-ˈvā-lənt, -ˌtī-, especially in sense 3 ˌməl-ˈti-və-\

Definition of multivalent

  1. 1 :  polyvalent

  2. 2 :  represented more than twice in the somatic chromosome number <multivalent chromosomes>

  3. 3 :  having many values, meanings, or appeals

multivalent

noun


Origin and Etymology of multivalent

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869

Rhymes with multivalent


Medical Dictionary

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multivalent

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adjective mul·ti·va·lent \ˌməl-ti-ˈvā-lənt, -ˌtī-\

Medical Definition of multivalent

  1. 1:  polyvalent

  2. 2:  represented more than twice in the somatic chromosome number <multivalent chromosomes>




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multivalent

noun mul·ti·va·lent

Medical Definition of multivalent

  1. :  a multivalent group of chromosomes




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