quinquevalency

quinquevalent

[kwing-kwuh-vey-luhnt, kwin-, kwin-kwev-uh-luhnt, kwing-]
adjective Chemistry.
2.
exhibiting five valences, as phosphorus with valences 5, 4, 3, 1, and −3.

Origin:
1875–80; quinque- + -valent

quinquevalence [kwing-kwuh-vey-luhns, kwin-, kwin-kwev-uh-luhns, kwing-] , quinquevalency, noun
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quinquevalent (ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈveɪlənt, kwɪnˈkwɛvələnt)
 
adj
chem another word for pentavalent
 
quinque'valency
 
n
 
quinquevalence
 
n

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