Multivalent



[muhl-ti-vey-luh nt, muhl-tiv-uh-luh nt] /ˌmʌl tɪˈveɪ lənt, mʌlˈtɪv ə lənt/

adjective
1.
Chemistry. having a valence of three or higher.
2.
Immunology.

/ˌmʌltɪˈveɪlənt/
adjective
1.
another word for polyvalent
adj.

1874, from multi- + -valent, from Latin valentem, present participle of valere “be worth” (see valiant).

multivalent mul·ti·va·lent (mŭl’tĭ-vā’lənt)
adj.

mul’ti·va’lence n.
multivalent
(mŭl’tĭ-vā’lənt, mŭl-tĭv’ə-lənt)

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