pentavalent

adjective
pen·​ta·​va·​lent | \ ˌpen-tə-ˈvā-lənt How to pronounce pentavalent (audio) \

Definition of pentavalent

: having a valence of five

First Known Use of pentavalent

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Pentavalent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentavalent. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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pentavalent

adjective
pen·​ta·​va·​lent | \ ˌpent-ə-ˈvā-lənt How to pronounce pentavalent (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentavalent

: having a valence of five

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