having a valence of four; tetravalent.
exhibiting four different valences, as antimony with valences of 5, 4, 3, and −3.
- quad·ri·va·lence, quad·ri·va·len·cy, noun
- quad·ri·va·lent·ly, adverb
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How to use quadrivalent in a sentence
The vaccine, called mRNA-1010, is designed to target four lineages of influenza viruses that circulate seasonally each year, just like the current quadrivalent flu vaccines on the market.mRNA vaccine technology moves to flu: Moderna says trial has begun | Beth Mole | July 7, 2021 | Ars Technica
British Dictionary definitions for quadrivalent
chem another word for tetravalent
- quadrivalency or quadrivalence, noun
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