Quadrivalent
Quadrivalent Quad*riv"a*lent, a. [Quadri- + L. valens, -entis, p. pr. See {Valence}.] (Chem.) Having a valence of four; capable of combining with, being replaced by, or compared with, four monad atoms; tetravalent; -- said of certain atoms and radicals; thus, carbon and silicon are quadrivalent elements. [1913 Webster]

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  • quadrivalent — quadrivalent, ente [ k(w)adrivalɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1866; de quadri et valent ♦ Chim. Qui a pour valence 4. ⇒ tétravalent. ● quadrivalent, quadrivalente adjectif Synonyme de tétravalent. ● quadrivalent, quadrivalente (synonymes) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • quadrivalent — quadrivalent. См. тетравалент. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • quadrivalent — [kwä΄dri vā′lənt; kwä′dri vā΄lənt] adj. TETRAVALENT: see VALENT quadrivalence n. quadrivalency …   English World dictionary

  • quadrivalent — Having the combining power (valency) of four. SYN: tetravalent. * * * quad·ri·va·lent .kwäd rə vā lənt, in sense 2 kwä driv ə lənt adj 1) TETRAVALENT 2) composed of four homologous chromosomes synapsed in meiotic prophase quadrivalent n a… …   Medical dictionary

  • quadrivalent — I. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1865 1. tetravalent 2. composed of four homologous chromosomes synapsed in meiotic prophase II. noun Date: 1923 a quadrivalent chromosomal group …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quadrivalent — tetravalentas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Keturių homologinių chromosomų grupė. atitikmenys: angl. quadrivalent; tetravalent rus. квадривалент; тетравалент ryšiai: sinonimas – kvadrivalentas …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • quadrivalent — quadrivalence, quadrivalency, n. quadrivalently, adv. /kwod reuh vay leuhnt, kwo driv euh /, adj. Chem. 1. having a valence of four; tetravalent. 2. exhibiting four different valences, as antimony with valences of 5, 4, 3, and 3. [1860 65; QUADRI …   Universalium

  • quadrivalent — adjective Having a valence of four …   Wiktionary

  • quadrivalent — qua|dri|va|lent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • quadrivalent — [ˌkwɒdrɪ veɪl(ə)nt] adjective Chemistry another term for tetravalent …   English new terms dictionary

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