[kwod-ruh-vey-luh nt, kwo-driv-uh-] /ˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-/

adjective, Chemistry.
having a valence of four; tetravalent.
exhibiting four different valences, as antimony with valences of 5, 4, 3, and −3.
(chem) another word for tetravalent

quadrivalent quad·ri·va·lent (kwŏd’rə-vā’lənt)


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