polyvalent definition

  • adjective:
    • Acting against or reaching multiple particular antigen, antibody, toxin, or microorganism.
    • Chemistry Having several valence.
    • Chemistry Having a valence of 3 or maybe more.
    • multivalent; having several different forms, functions, definitions, aspects or concepts.
    • Having a top valence, particularly over three
    • Having numerous valencies
    • Containing antibodies to one or more form of pathogen
    • Multivalent.
    • containing a number of antibodies each effective at counteracting a particular antigen
    • having one or more valence, or having a valence of 3 or maybe more
  • noun:
    • Having a valence more than unity: used of chemical elements and radicals. The word may also be used, less precisely, of substances, particularly of alcohols and phenols, based on polyvalent radicals. These types of compounds are now precisely termed polyacid alcohols.

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