Definition of quadrivalent in English:

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quadrivalent

Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrɪˈveɪl(ə)nt/

adjective

Chemistry
Another term for tetravalent.
Example sentences
  • 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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