Definition of Monovalent

1. Adjective. Containing only one kind of antibody.

Attributes: Valence, Valency
Category relationships: Immunology
Antonyms: Polyvalent



2. Adjective. Having a valence of 1.
Exact synonyms: Univalent
Attributes: Valence, Valency
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Antonyms: Polyvalent

Definition of Monovalent

1. a. Having a valence of one; univalent. See Univalent.

Definition of Monovalent

1. Adjective. (chemistry) univalent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monovalent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monovalent

1. Having a valence of one; univalent. See Univalent. Origin: Mono- + L. Valens, p. Pr. See Valence. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monovalent

monoubiquitinylated
monoubiquitinylation
monoubiquitylate
monoubiquitylated
monoubiquitylates
monoubiquitylation
monoubiquitylations
monounsaturate
monounsaturated
monounsaturated fatty acid
monounsaturates
monovacancies
monovacancy
monovalence
monovalent (current term)
monovalent antiserum
monovision
monovisioned
monovular
monowheel
monowheels
monoxenous
monoxide
monoxides
monoxime
monoximes
monoxylon
monoxylons

Literary usage of Monovalent

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1. Modern Theories of Chemistry by Lothar Meyer (1888)
"It has been previously stated that when three carbon atoms are linked together no isomeric compounds are possible so long as the monovalent atoms are all of ..."

2. Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1920)
"S ^=rv C6H5.SSC6H5 If it can be proved that the reaction includes the two equilibria shown in (II.), the existence of monovalent sulphur would be ..."

3. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"The monovalent alcohols contain one hydroxyl group, OH ; bivalent oxygen links the monovalent alcohol radical to hydrogen : CH^.OH, methyl alcohol. ..."

4. A Compendium of Chemistry by Carl Arnold (1904)
"The monovalent cyanogen radical "CN, is in many regards similar to the halogens; ... Cyanogen as a monovalent radical cannot exist free, but is doubled, ..."

5. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"monovalent ALCOHOLS. MONOHYDRIC ALCOHOLS. The monovalent alcohols contain one hydroxyl group, OH ; bivalent oxygen links the monovalent alcohol radical to ..."

6. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Lothar Meyer, Peter Phillips Bedson, William Carleton Williams (1899)
"Compounds composed entirely of monovalent atoms can only exist in the form ... Compounds composed of one polyvalent atom and several monovalent atoms ..."

7. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"monovalent ALCOHOLS. MONOHYDRIC ALCOHOLS. The monovalent alcohols contain one hydroxyl group, OH ; bivalent oxygen links the monovalent alcohol radical to ..."

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