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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 of multivalent

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869

Rhymes with multivalent


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