Definition of divalent in English:

divalent

Syllabification: di·va·lent
Pronunciation: /dīˈvālənt
 
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adjective

Chemistry
Having a valence of two.
More example sentences
  • Experiments with erythrocytes were repeated with either sodium sulfate or sodium nitrate replacing the divalent ion at the same concentration.
  • However, EDTA is not ideal because it also binds essential divalent cations such as calcium and zinc.
  • Our observations support the claim that monovalent or divalent cations are not necessary to polymerize G-actin into F-actin.

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adjective
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