septavalent

[ sep-tuh-vey-luh nt ]
/ ˌsɛp təˈveɪ lənt /

adjective Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. septal,
  2. septangle,
  3. septarium,
  4. septate,
  5. septate uterus,
  6. septectomy,
  7. septem-,
  8. september,
  9. september 11 attacks,
  10. september massacre

septivalent

or sep·ta·va·lent

[ sep-tuh-vey-luh nt ]
/ ˌsɛp təˈveɪ lənt /

adjective Chemistry.

having a valence of seven; heptavalent.

Origin of septivalent

First recorded in 1870–75; septi- + -valent

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British Dictionary definitions for septavalent

septavalent

/ (ˌsɛptəˈveɪlənt) /

adjective

chem another word for heptavalent

Word Origin for septavalent

C19: from sept (ivalent) + (hept) avalent

septivalent

septavalent (ˌsɛptəˈveɪlənt)

/ (ˌsɛptɪˈveɪlənt) /

adjective

chem another word for heptavalent
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