HyperDic: bivalent

English > 2 senses of the word bivalent:
ADJECTIVEpertbivalent, divalenthaving a valence of two or having two valences
allbivalent, doubleused of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
English > bivalent: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningHaving a valence of two or having two valences.
Synonymdivalent
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Spanishbivalente
Nounsvalence(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals
English > bivalent: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis.
Synonymdouble
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Attribute ofvalence, valency(biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
OppositemultivalentUsed of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis
univalentUsed of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis
Spanishbivalente

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