trivalent

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trivalent

Chem
1. having a valency of three
2. having three valencies
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What also speaks for the mandatory trivalency of 'give' is that with 'give' (18a) is also infelicitous, even though the omission of the Recipient yields a typical transitive clause in English (as well as Finnish, Russian, Spanish, etc.).
Briefly, the metabolic process is carried out in two processes: a) the reactions of reduction that convert the pentavalent species to trivalency, and b) reactions of oxidative methylations where iAs is converted to mono-, di-, and trimethyl arsenic forms (MAs, DMAs, and TMAsO, respectively).