trivalent


tri·va·lent

adjective \(ˌ)trī-ˈvā-lənt\

Definition of TRIVALENT

1
:  having a chemical valence of three
2
:  conferring immunity to three different pathogenic strains or species <a trivalent influenza vaccine>

Origin of TRIVALENT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1865

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