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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a valence of 1; Used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.

Usage examples (24)
  • A univalent chromosome
  • Silver forms only one series of salts, being always a univalent metal.
  • The elements of the group are univalent in their compounds with hydrogen and the metals.
  • A trivalent atom will combine with three atoms of a univalent element, as in the compound for more
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