Quinquivalent \Quin*quiv"a*lent\, a. [Quinque- + L. valens, -entis, p. pr. See {Valence}.] (Chem.) Same as {Pentavalent}. [1913 Webster]

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  • quinquivalent — adjective Having a valence of five …   Wiktionary

  • quinquivalent — quin·qui·valent …   English syllables

  • quinquivalent — adjective see quinquevalent …   Useful english dictionary

  • quantivalence — noun Valence; the atomic or combining power of an element or radical expressed in terms of the number of atoms of hydrogen with which it will unite. See Also: univalent, bivalent, trivalent, quadrivalent, quinquivalent, serralant …   Wiktionary

  • nitrogen group — Five trivalent or quinquivalent elements whose hydrogen compounds are basic and whose oxyacids vary from monobasic to tetrabasic : nitrogen, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, and bismuth …   Medical dictionary

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