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valency

(esp US and Canadian), valence
1. Chem a property of atoms or groups, equal to the number of atoms of hydrogen that the atom or group could combine with or displace in forming compounds
2. Immunol
a. the number of antigen-binding sites on an antibody molecule
b. the number of antigen-binding sites with which an antigen can combine

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However it is necessary to call the description of this set of ranges of abiotic factors of a concrete species a fragment of its fundamental ecological niche, which can be presented in the form of the petal chart constructed with use of data about potential and the realized ecological valencies more precisely.
The main point here, however, is that (11) illustrates that the configuration headed by {P;N} obeys the valencies of its component elements in this wide sense of valency that envisages both "upward" and "downward" implementation of colligational requirements.
Obviously, the majority of items of NEO-PI-R and NEO-FFI Extraversion are in a staticity format which makes no references to frequencies or valencies of behaviors (or any other indicators).
In principle, there are no functional groups on the surface because the aromatic carbon atoms have fully satisfied valencies within the graphitic sheets.
The complex reacts with the carboxylic moieties of PAA releasing HCl and satisfies its three cationic valencies with three anionic valencies of polymeric chains.
In addition to the droplet zeta potential, the repulsive force is a function of the ionic strength of the continuous medium, the valencies of the solvated ions, the system temperature, and the distance separating the droplets.