trivalent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ -valent

Adjective[edit]

trivalent (not comparable)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Having a valence of three.
  2. (of a vaccine) Protecting against three different (usually flu) viruses.

Noun[edit]

trivalent (plural trivalents)

  1. (genetics) Any trivalent chromosome

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trivalent (feminine singular trivalente, masculine plural trivalents, feminine plural trivalentes)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) trivalent

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