Valence vs Organyl - What's the difference?

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In context|chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between valence and organyl

is that valence is (chemistry) the number of binding sites of a molecule, such as an antibody or antigen while organyl is (chemistry) any univalent radical having its free valence at a carbon atom.

As nouns the difference between valence and organyl

is that valence is an extract; a preparation, now especially one effective against a certain number of strains of a pathogen or valence can be while organyl is (chemistry) any univalent radical having its free valence at a carbon atom.

valence

Etymology 1

* (sense), from (etyl) (1425) * (combining capacity) from (etyl) Valenz (1884)

Alternative forms

* valency (mostly UK)

Noun

(valences)
  • An extract; a preparation, now especially one effective against a certain number of strains of a pathogen.
  • trivalent vaccine (one meant to be effective against three strains)
  • (chemistry) The combining capacity of an atom, radical or functional group determined by the number of electrons that it will lose, gain, or share when it combines with other atoms etc
  • (chemistry) The number of binding sites of a molecule, such as an antibody or antigen
  • (linguistics) The number of arguments that a verb can have, including the subject of the verb in the counting, ranging from zero (for the likes of "It rains") to three (for the likes of "He gives her a flower").
  • (psychology) A one-dimensional value assigned to an object, situation, or state, that can usually be positive or negative
  • (sociology) value
  • Synonyms
    * (chemistry) valency * (linguistics) valency
    Derived terms
    (terms derived from valence) * equivalence * primary valence * secondary valence * polyvalence

    Etymology 2

    (en)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • See also

    * valance

    References

    * Online Etymology Dictionary

    Anagrams

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    organyl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) any univalent radical having its free valence at a carbon atom
  • See also

    *organoheteryl