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tet·ra·va·lent

 (tĕt′rə-vā′lənt)
adj.
1. Chemistry Having valence 4.
2. Immunology
a. Having four sites of attachment. Used of an antibody or antigen.
b. Containing antigens from four strains of a microorganism or virus. Used of a vaccine or serum.
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tetravalent

(ˌtɛtrəˈveɪlənt)
adj
1. (Chemistry) having a valency of four
2. (Chemistry) Also: quadrivalent having four valencies
ˌtetraˈvalency n
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tet•ra•va•lent

(ˌtɛ trəˈveɪ lənt, tɛˈtræv ə-)

adj.
1. having a valence of four.
[1865–70]
tet`ra•va′lence, tet`ra•va′len•cy, n.
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Adj.1.tetravalent - haveing a valence of four
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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tet·ra·va·lent

n. tetravalente, que posee una valencia química igual a cuatro.
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