having a valence of two.
having two valences, as aluminum with valences of two and three.
Genetics. pertaining to associations of two homologous chromosomes.
Genetics. a pair of bivalent chromosomes, especially when pairing during meiosis.
(chem) another word for divalent
(of homologous chromosomes) associated together in pairs
a structure formed during meiosis consisting of two homologous chromosomes associated together
A pair of homologous, synapsed chromosomes associated together during meiosis.bi·va’lence or bi·va’len·cy n.
Chemistry Having a valence of 2.
Also called lamellibranch. Zoology. any mollusk, as the oyster, clam, scallop, or mussel, of the class Bivalvia, having two shells hinged together, a soft body, and lamellate gills. Botany. having two valves, as a seedcase. Zoology. having two shells, usually united by a hinge. having two similar parts hinged together. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th […]
a sensitive vane that measures both the horizontal and vertical components of wind direction.
of, relating to, or having two variates. adjective (statistics) (of a distribution) involving two random variables, not necessarily independent of one another adj.