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Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of 2, 4, or 6 electrons.


Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of two, four, or six electrons.


The sharing of electrons between two atoms, which bonds the atoms.
covalent (-ĕnt), adjective
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Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland) and Universitat Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland) have patented materials that may be used in the design of improved devices and wound treatment platforms though covalent and/or non-covalent attachment of bioactive proteins.