Adjective "Bivalent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bivalent


    Definition:

    1. Chemistry. having a valence of two. having two valences, as aluminum with valences of two and three.

    2. Genetics. pertaining to associations of two homologous chromosomes. noun

    3. Genetics. a pair of bivalent chromosomes, especially when pairing during meiosis.

    Examples:

    "states can be bivalent."

    "pairs can be bivalent."

    "numbers can be bivalent."

    "groups can be bivalent."

    "features can be bivalent."

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