Definition of pentavalent in English:

pentavalent

Syllabification: pen·ta·va·lent
Pronunciation: /ˌpen(t)əˈvālənt
 
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adjective

Chemistry
Having a valence of five.
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  • The other inorganic pentavalent salt tested (sodium hexafluoroarsenate) was not genotoxic in either of the two studies carried out.
  • Table 4 includes the recommended dosage of pentavalent antimony and other treatment options.
  • Because pentavalent antimony is difficult to use, consultation with an infectious disease specialist and the CDC is recommended before using it.

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