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 (mŭl′tĭ-vā′lənt, mŭl-tĭv′ə-lənt)
1. Genetics Of or relating to the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis.
2. Chemistry & Immunology Polyvalent.
3. Having various meanings or values: subtle, multivalent allegory.

mul′ti·va′lence n.


(Chemistry) another word for polyvalent
ˌmultiˈvalency, ˌmultiˈvalence n


(ˌmʌl tɪˈveɪ lənt, mʌlˈtɪv ə lənt)

1. having a chemical valence of three or higher.
a. containing several kinds of antibody.
b. pertaining to an antibody that contains many antigen-binding sites.
mul`ti•va′lence, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multivalent - used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
bivalent, double - used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
univalent - used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis; "a univalent chromosome"
2.multivalent - having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
3.multivalent - having many values, meanings, or appeals; "subtle, multivalent allegory"
ambiguous - having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"
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