|polyvalent (ˌpɒlɪˈveɪlənt, pəˈlɪvələnt)|
|1.||chem having more than one valency|
|2.||of a vaccine|
|a. effective against several strains of the same disease-producing microorganism, antigen, or toxin|
|b. produced from cultures containing several strains of the same microorganism|
polyvalent pol·y·va·lent (pŏl'ē-vā'lənt)
Acting against or interacting with more than one kind of antigen, antibody, toxin, or microorganism.
Having more than one chemical valence.