1. multivalent (vs. univalent) (vs. bivalent)

usage: used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis

2. polyvalent (vs. monovalent), multivalent

usage: having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher

3. multivalent, multi-valued, ambiguous (vs. unambiguous)

usage: having many values, meanings, or appeals; "subtle, multivalent allegory"

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