Definition of heptavalent in English:

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heptavalent

Pronunciation: /ˌheptəˈvālənt/

adjective

Chemistry
Having a valence of seven.
Example sentences
  • There is no evidence before me of the solubility either of divalent or of heptavalent manganese.
  • Administration of trivalent licensed antitoxin or heptavalent botulinum may prevent or decrease a patient's progression to respiratory failure and hasten recovery.
  • The new heptavalent conjugated pneumococcal vaccine should be given from two months of age.

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Syllabification: hep·ta·va·lent

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