bivalent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bī-vā'lunt, biv'u-), [key]
- having a valence of two.
- having two valences, as aluminum with valences of two and three.
- pertaining to associations of two homologous chromosomes.
- a pair of bivalent chromosomes, esp. when pairing during meiosis.
- bivalent (Thesaurus)