|bivalent (baɪˈveɪlənt, ˈbɪvə-)|
|1.||chem another word for divalent|
|2.||(of homologous chromosomes) associated together in pairs|
|3.||a structure formed during meiosis consisting of two homologous chromosomes associated together|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
bivalent bi·va·lent (bī-vā'lənt)
Having a valence of 2; divalent.
Consisting of a pair of homologous, synapsed chromosomes, as occurs during meiosis; double.
|bivalent (bī-vā'lənt) Pronunciation Key
Chemistry Having a valence of 2.