Multivalent Definition

mŭltĭ-vālənt, mŭl-tĭvə-lənt
adjective
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis.
American Heritage Medicine
Polyvalent.
American Heritage Medicine
Having various meanings or values.
Subtle, multivalent allegory.
American Heritage

(chemistry) Having more than one valency or having a valency greater than 3; polyvalent.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
Advertisement
noun
(genetics) Any multivalent chromosome.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Multivalent

Noun

Singular:
multivalent
Plural:
multivalents

Related Articles

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to multivalent using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

multivalent
Advertisement