trivalence

noun
tri·​valence
variants: or trivalency \(ˈ)trī+ \
plural trivalences or trivalencies

Definition of trivalence 

: the quality or state of being trivalent

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History and Etymology for trivalence

trivalence International Scientific Vocabulary, from trivalent, after such pairs as English present : presence; trivalency from trivalent, after such pairs as English regent : regency; translation of German dreiwertigkeit

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