Univalent vs Cycloalkyl - What's the difference?

univalent | cycloalkyl |


As nouns the difference between univalent and cycloalkyl

is that univalent is (genetics) any univalent chromosome while cycloalkyl is (organic chemistry) any univalent radical derived from a cycloalkane by removal of an atom of hydrogen.

As an adjective univalent

is (chemistry) having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.

univalent

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry) Having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.
  • (genetics) Of, or relating to, a chromosome that is not paired with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
  • (Holomorphic and) injective.
  • Synonyms

    * (chemistry) monovalent * (complex analysis) schlicht, simple

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) Any univalent chromosome.
  • cycloalkyl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any univalent radical derived from a cycloalkane by removal of an atom of hydrogen.
  • See also

    *alkyl