univalent

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Etymology[edit]

From uni- +‎ -valent.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

univalent (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Having an atomic valence of 1, or having only one valence.
    Synonym: monovalent
  2. (medicine) Having a vaccine valence of 1.
  3. (genetics) Of, or relating to, a chromosome that is not paired with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
  4. (complex analysis, of a (holomorphic) function) (Holomorphic and) injective.
    Synonyms: schlicht, simple

Noun[edit]

univalent (plural univalents)

  1. (genetics) Any univalent chromosome.