HyperDic: monovalent

English > 2 senses of the word monovalent:
ADJECTIVEallmonovalentcontaining only one kind of antibody
allmonovalent, univalenthaving a valence of 1
monovalent > pronunciation
Soundsmaa.nahvey'lahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > monovalent: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining only one kind of antibody.
CategoryimmunologyThe branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
Attribute ofvalence, valency(biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
OppositepolyvalentContaining several antibodies each capable of counteracting a specific antigen
Spanishmonovalente
English > monovalent: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a valence of 1.
Synonymunivalent
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Attribute ofvalence, valency(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals
Oppositepolyvalent, multivalentHaving more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher
Spanishmonovalente, univalente

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