Definition of quadrivalent in English:

quadrivalent

Line breaks: quadri|va¦lent
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrɪˈveɪl(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Chemistry
  • another term for tetravalent.
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    • The complications arising from quadrivalent or trivalent plus univalent formation are not considered in this article.
    • The six spreads with the most well-separated chromosomes were evaluated and showed the same characteristic quadrivalent structure during meiosis.
    • The government of Saudi Arabia has now made quadrivalent meningococcal vaccination (ACWY Vac) a visa requirement for pilgrims.

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