Meaning of CHELATE in English


n., adj., & v.

n. Chem. a usu. organometallic compound containing a bonded ring of atoms including a metal atom.

adj. 1 Chem. of a chelate. 2 Zool. & Anat. of or having chelae.

v.intr. Chem. form a chelate. chelation n.

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