trivalence, trivalency

trivalence, trivalency
The property of being trivalent.

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  • trivalency — See trivalence. * * * …   Universalium

  • trivalence — noun The condition of being trivalent Syn: trivalency …   Wiktionary

  • trivalency — noun see trivalence * * * trivāˈlence (or /trivˈəl /) or trivāˈlency (or /trivˈəl / noun) • • • Main Entry: ↑trivalent …   Useful english dictionary

  • trivalent — trivalence, trivalency, n. /truy vay leuhnt, triv euh leuhnt/, adj. 1. Chem. having a valence of three. 2. Immunol. having three binding sites, as certain antigens. [1865 70; TRI + VALENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • trivalent — /traɪˈveɪlənt/ (say truy vayluhnt), /ˈtrɪvələnt/ (say trivuhluhnt) adjective having a valency of three. –trivalence, trivalency, noun …   Australian-English dictionary

  • trivalent — [trī vā′lənt, trī′vā΄lənt] adj. [ TRI + VALENT] 1. Biol. triple: said of a chromosome formed by three homologous chromosomes that lie close together or appear to join completely during meiosis 2. Chem. a) having three valences b) having a valence …   English World dictionary

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