Definition of Quadrivalents
1. quadrivalent [n] - See also: quadrivalent
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadrivalents
Literary usage of Quadrivalents
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"There are 12 homologous groups, and the maximum number of quadrivalents in a ... However, the average number of quadrivalents per PMC at diakinesis is only ..."
2. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"The size of the translocated segment appears to vary from large (frequent quadrivalents) to cytologically small (infrequent ..."
3. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1922)
"At IM the presence of quadrivalents of various configurations \vas striking, although bivalents were the most frequent in occurrence and a few trivalents ..."