Meaning of CHELATE in English


[ 'ki:leɪt ]

■ noun Chemistry a compound containing an organic ligand bonded to a central metal atom at two or more points.

■ adjective Zoology (of an appendage) bearing chelae.

■ verb Chemistry form a ~ with.


chelation noun

chelator noun

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