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multivalent

 [mul″ti-va´lent]
1. having a valence of two or more.
2. denoting an antiserum, vaccine, or antitoxin specific for more than one antigen or organism; called also polyvalent.

mul·ti·va·lent

(mŭl'tē-vā'lent),
1. In chemistry, having a combining power (valence) of more than one hydrogen atom.
2. Efficacious in more than one direction.
3. An antiserum specific for more than one antigen or organism.
4. Antigen or antibody with a combining power greater than two.
Synonym(s): polyvalent (1)

multivalent

/mul·ti·va·lent/ (-vāl´ent)
1. having the power of combining with three or more univalent atoms.
2. active against several strains of an organism.

multivalent

(mŭl′tĭ-vā′lənt, mŭl-tĭv′ə-lənt)
adj.
1. Genetics Of or relating to the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis.
2. Chemistry & Immunology Polyvalent.

mul′ti·va′lence n.

multivalent

[mul′tivā′lənt]
Etymology: L, multus + valere, to be strong
1 See polyvalent.
2 (in immunology) able to act against more than one strain of organism. Compare valence.

mul·ti·va·lent

(mŭl'tē-vā'lĕnt)
1. chemistry Having a combining power (valence) of more than one hydrogen atom.
2. Efficacious in more than one direction.
3. Any antiserum specific for more than one antigen or organism.
Synonym(s): polyvalent (1) .

multivalent

(of chromosomes) forming an association during prophase 1 of MEIOSIS. Compare BIVALENT.

multivalent

1. combining with several univalent atoms.
2. a vaccine that is active against several strains of an organism.
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