multivalent


mul·ti·va·lent

adjective \ˌməl-tē-ˈvā-lənt, -ˌtī-, especially in sense 3 ˌməl-ˈti-və-\

Definition of MULTIVALENT

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:  represented more than twice in the somatic chromosome number <multivalent chromosomes>
3
:  having many values, meanings, or appeals
multivalent noun

Origin of MULTIVALENT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869

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