Meaning of UNIVALENT in English

UNIVALENT

/yooh'neuh vay"leuhnt, yooh niv"euh-/ , adj.

1. Chem. having a valence of one; monovalent.

2. Genetics. (of a chromosome) single; unpaired; not possessing or joining its homologous chromosome in synapsis.

[ 1865-70; UNI- + -VALENT ]

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