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trivalent

tri·va·lent

trivalent

pronunciation:
traI veI lnt [or] traI veI lnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in chemistry, having a valence of three.
definition 2: triple, esp. a chromosome that is formed by three homologous chromosomes.
derivations: trivalence (n.), trivalency (n.)