Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: B B- B. Ba Bb Bc Bd Be Bh Bi Bj Bk Bl Bm Bn Bo Bp Br Bs Bt Bu Bv Bw By
bituminous | bituminous coal | biu-mandara | biuret | bivalency | bivalent | bivalve | bivalved | bivalvia | bivalvous | bivalvular

bivalent

 : 
Adjective, Noun
 : 
bi=va=lent

CIDE DICTIONARY

bivalenta. [L. bis twice + valens, p. pr. See Valence.].
     Equivalent in combining or displacing power to two atoms of hydrogen; dyad.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bivalent, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 Chem. having a valency of two.
2 Biol. (of homologous chromosomes) associated in pairs.
--n. Biol. any pair of homologous chromosomes.

Derivative
bivalency n.
Etymology
BI- + valent- pres. part. stem formed as VALENCE(1)

For further exploring for "bivalent" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #04: Try using range (OT and NT) to better focus your searches. [ALL]
created in 0.27 seconds
powered by bible.org