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co·va·lent

(kō-vāl'ent),
Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of 2, 4, or 6 electrons.
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co·va·lent

(kō-vā'lĕnt)
Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of two, four, or six electrons.
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covalence

(kō-vāl′ĕns)
The sharing of electrons between two atoms, which bonds the atoms.
covalent (-ĕnt), adjective
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Principia's proprietary Tailored Covalency platform differentiates the company's investigational therapies from traditional small molecules and provides the potential to deliver the potency, selectivity and safety of injectable drugs while maintaining the convenience of a pill.
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The degree of covalency or ionicity in a bond involving a metal cation is characterised by the Misono softness parameter derived from their ionisation and ionic potentials (see Rengasamy and Sumner 1998, for more details).
The electronic parameter values such as the Racah interelectronic repulsion parameter (Br), ligand field splitting energy (10Dq), covalency factor ([beta]), and ligand field stabilization energy (LFSE) [16] have been calculated by using band-fitting equation [17].
Table 2: Ligand field, Sinha, metal-ligand covalency percent, and covalency angular overlap parameters of Cu(II) and Ni(II) complexes.
The octahedral geometry was further supported by the values of ligand field parameters, such as the Racah interelectronic repulsion parameter (B'), ligand field splitting energy (10 Dq), covalency factor ([beta]), and ligand field stabilization energy (LFSE) [34].