Meaning of UNIVALENT in English

UNIVALENT

adj. & n.

adj. 1 Chem. having a valency of one. 2 Biol. (of a chromosome) remaining unpaired during meiosis.

n. Biol. a univalent chromosome.

[ UNI- + valent- pres. part. stem (as VALENCE(1)) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.