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adjective uni·va·lent \ˌyü-ni-ˈvā-lənt\

Definition of UNIVALENT

1
:  monovalent 1
2
:  being a chromosomal univalent

First Known Use of UNIVALENT

1868

Rhymes with UNIVALENT

2univalent

noun

Definition of UNIVALENT

:  a chromosome that lacks a synaptic mate

First Known Use of UNIVALENT

1912

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