univalency

univalence

[yoo-nuh-vey-luhns, yoo-niv-uh-]
noun Chemistry.
the quality of being univalent.
Also, univalency.


Origin:
uni- + valence

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univalent (ˌjuːnɪˈveɪlənt, juːˈnɪvələnt)
 
adj
1.  (of a chromosome during meiosis) not paired with its homologue
2.  chem another word for monovalent
 
uni'valency
 
n

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