multivalent

Definitions of multivalent
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adj having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher

Synonyms:
polyvalent
Antonyms:
monovalent, univalent
having a valence of 1

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

Antonyms:
univalent
used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis
bivalent, double
used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
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adj having many values, meanings, or appeals

“subtle, multivalent allegory”
Synonyms:
multi-valued
ambiguous
having more than one possible meaning

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