monovalent
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1869 1. having a valence of one 2. having specific immunologic activity against a single antigen, microorganism, or disease <
a monovalent vaccine
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  • monovalent — monovalent, ente [ mɔnɔvalɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1879; de mono et valent 1 ♦ Chim. Dont la valence est égale à un. 2 ♦ Méd. Sérum, vaccin monovalent, contre un seul type de microbe. 3 ♦ (d apr. le sens étym.) À valeur unique; à fonction, effet, forme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • monovalent — MONOVALÉNT, Ă, monovalenţi, te, adj. (Despre elemente chimice sau radicali chimici) Care are valenţa unu. – Din fr. monovalent. Trimis de RACAI, 30.09.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  MONOVALÉNT adj. (chim.) (înv.) monoatomic. (Radical monovalent.) Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • Monovalent — may refer to: In chemistry, valence is a measure of the number of chemical bonds formed by the atoms of a given element. Monovalent is a synonym of univalent. Monovalent ions contain one valence electron. In immunology, antivenom can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Monovalent — Mo*nov a*lent, a. [Mono + L. valens, p. pr. See {Valence}.] (Chem.) Having a valence of one; univalent. See {Univalent}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monovalent — [män΄ō vā′lənt] adj. 1. designating an antibody, or antigen, that combines with only one specific antigen, or antibody 2. a) having one valence b) having a valence of one: see VALENT monovalence n. monovalency …   English World dictionary

  • Monovalent — Valence (chimie) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Valence.  Ne pas confondre la valence et la couche de valence La valence d un élément chimique est le nombre maximal de liaisons chimiques qu il peut former. Ou, autrement dit, c est le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • monovalent — 1. Having the combining power (valence) of a hydrogen atom. SYN: monatomic (2), univalent. 2. Pertaining to a m. (specific) antiserum to a single antigen or organism. * * * mono·va·lent .män ə vā lənt …   Medical dictionary

  • Monovalent — Die Wertigkeit oder Valenz eines Atoms oder einer Gruppe von Atomen innerhalb einer chemischen Verbindung wurde 1852 vom englischen Chemiker Edward Frankland eingeführt und gab ursprünglich an, wie viele Atome Wasserstoff das Atom oder die Gruppe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • monovalent — monovalence, monovalency, n. /mon euh vay leuhnt/, adj. 1. Chem. univalent. 2. Immunol. a. containing only one kind of antibody. b. pertaining to an antibody fragment with one antigen binding site. [1865 70; MONO + VALENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • monovalent — adjective univalent …   Wiktionary

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