Univalent meaning

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(genetics) Of or relating to a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
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(immunology) Having only one site of attachment. Used of an antibody or antigen.
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(immunology) Containing antigens from a single strain of a microorganism or virus. Used of a vaccine or serum.
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A univalent chromosome.
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(biol.) Single; unpaired.
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Monovalent (sense 2)
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(genetics) Of or relating to a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
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(immunology) Having only one site of attachment. Used of an antibody or antigen.
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(immunology) Containing antigens from a single strain of a microorganism or virus. Used of a vaccine or serum.
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A univalent chromosome.
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Having a valence of 1.
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(chemistry) Having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.
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(genetics) Of, or relating to a chromosome that is not paired with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
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(genetics) Any univalent chromosome.
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Origin of univalent

  • uni- +"Ž -valent

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