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Synonym of Valence

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1. (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
(synonym) valency
(hypernym) power, powerfulness
(attribute) univalent
(classification) biology, biological science
2. (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent)
(synonym) valency
(hypernym) power, powerfulness
(hyponym) covalence, covalency
(attribute) monovalent, univalent
(classification) chemistry, chemical science

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