Valence

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valence characterized by the sharing of electrons in a chemical compound; the number of pairs of electrons an atom can share covalence , covalency
(chemistry) an atom having a valence of one monad
unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in olive oil and chicken and almonds monounsaturated fatty acid
(chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two multivalence , multivalency , polyvalence , polyvalency
polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond three carbons from the beginning omega-3 , omega-3 fatty acid
polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond six carbons from the beginning omega-6 , omega-6 fatty acid
chemical element loses electrons and valence is increased oxidation
unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in fish and corn and soybean oil and safflower oil polyunsaturated fatty acid
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