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tetravalent

 [tet″rah-va´lent]
having a valence of four.

qua·dri·va·lent

(kwah'dri-vā'lĕnt),
Having the combining power (valency) of four.
Synonym(s): tetravalent

tetravalent

(tĕt′rə-vā′lənt)
adj.
1. Chemistry Having valence 4.
2. Immunology
a. Having four sites of attachment. Used of an antibody or antigen.
b. Containing antigens from four strains of a microorganism or virus. Used of a vaccine or serum.

quad·ri·va·lent

(kwahd'ri-vā'lĕnt)
Having the combining power (valency) of four.
Synonym(s): tetravalent.