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covalency

(US), covalence Chemistry
1. the formation and nature of covalent bonds
2. the number of covalent bonds that a particular atom can make with other atoms in forming a molecule

covalence

[kō′vā·ləns]
(chemistry)
The number of covalent bonds which an atom can form.
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