What does univalent mean?

Definitions for univalentˌyu nəˈveɪ lənt, yuˈnɪv ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. univalent(adj)

    used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis

    "a univalent chromosome"

  2. monovalent, univalent(adj)

    having a valence of 1


  1. univalent(Adjective)

    Having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.

  2. univalent(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a chromosome that is not paired with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Univalent(adj)

    having a valence of one; capable of combining with, or of being substituted for, one atom of hydrogen; monovalent; -- said of certain atoms and radicals

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Univalent

    ū-niv′a-lent, adj. having a valence of one.—ns. Univ′alence, Univ′alency.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of univalent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of univalent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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