electrovalence

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electrovalence

[i¦lek·trō′vā·ləns]
(physical chemistry)
The valence of an atom that has formed an ionic bond.
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Free carboxyl group form electrovalent bonds that provide stickiness.1 Denture adhesives also act by increasing the viscosity of saliva.
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A reduction in the intensity of the band belonging to the carboxylic acid group at 1710 [cm.sup.-1] may be attributed to the dissociation of carboxylate groups to which Ca ions may be bonded via electrovalent linkages.