paucivalent etymology

English word paucivalent comes from English pauci- ((chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.), English -valent (Having one or more valences.)

Detailed word origin of paucivalent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pauci- English (eng) (chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.
-valent English (eng) Having one or more valences.
paucivalent English (eng) Having a low valency.

Words with the same origin as paucivalent

Descendants of pauci-
pauciarticular paucibacillary paucicellular paucidisperse paucimannose paucimannosidic pauciparous pauciserial paucispecific paucispiral paucisymptomatic
Descendants of -valent
bivalency bivalent decavalent electrovalent equivalent heptavalent hexadecavalent hexavalent hypervalent inequivalently monovalent nonavalent polyvalent prevalent quinquevalent tetravalent trivalent univalent zerovalent