electrovalence

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electrovalence

 [e-lek″tro-va´lens]
1. the number of charges an atom acquires in a chemical reaction by gain or loss of electrons.
2. the bonding resulting from such transfer of electrons. adj., adj electrova´lent.

electrovalence

/elec·tro·va·lence/ (-va´lens)
1. the number of charges an atom acquires by the gain or loss of electrons in forming an ionic bond.
2. the ionic bonding resulting from such a transfer of electrons.electrova´lent

electrovalence

the valence of an ion, equal to the absolute value of its charge. See also valence, valence electron.

electrovalence

the number of charges an atom acquires in a chemical reaction by gain or loss of electrons.
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