pentavalent


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pentavalent \Pen*tav"a*lent\, a. [Penta- + L. valens, p. pr. See
   Valence.] (Chem.)
   Having a valence of five; -- said of certain atoms and
   radicals.
   [1913 Webster]
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