Definition of octavalent in English:

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octavalent

Pronunciation: /ˌɒktəˈveɪl(ə)nt/

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adjective

Chemistry
Having a valency of eight.
Example sentences
  • More recently, an octavalent P. aeruginosa O-polysaccharide toxin, a conjugate vaccine.
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