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English adjective: multivalent

1. multivalent used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis

Attributevalence, valency

Domain categorygenetic science, genetics

Antonymsunivalent, bivalent, double

2. multivalent having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher


Attributevalence, valency

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

Antonymsmonovalent, univalent

3. multivalent having many values, meanings, or appeals

SamplesSubtle, multivalent allegory.




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