bivalent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ -valent

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baɪˈveɪlənt/, /ˈbɪvələnt/

Adjective[edit]

bivalent (comparative more bivalent, superlative most bivalent)

  1. (chemistry) Having a valence of 2.
  2. (genetics) Of, or relating to a pair of homologous synapsed chromosomes that occur during meiosis.

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Noun[edit]

bivalent (plural bivalents)

  1. (genetics) Any bivalent chromosome.

Romanian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bivalent m, n

  1. bivalent

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