-valent

adjective combining form

Definition of -valent

  1. 1 :  having a (specified) valence or valences <bivalent> <multivalent>

  2. 2 :  having (so many) chromosomal strands or homologous chromosomes <univalent>

Origin and Etymology of -valent

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin valent-, valens


Medical Dictionary

-valent

adjective combining form -va·lent \ˈvā-lənt\

Medical Definition of -valent

  1. :  having (so many) chromosomal strands or homologous chromosomes <univalent>


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