Meaning of multivalent

mul•ti•va•lent

Pronunciation: (mul"ti-vā'lunt, mul-tiv'u-lunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. having a valence of three or higher.
    1. containing several kinds of antibody.
    2. pertaining to an antibody that contains many antigen-binding sites.
    3. pertaining to an antibody that has many determinants.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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