variants or tetravalency
: the quality or state of being tetravalent
the tetravalence of the carbon atom

Word History


tetravalence International Scientific Vocabulary, from tetravalent, after such pairs as English present : presence; tetravalency from tetravalent, after such pairs as English president : presidency

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“Tetravalence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetravalence. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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