chelatable
adjective see chelate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chelatable — See chelate. * * * …   Universalium

  • chelate — chelatable, adj. /kee layt/, adj., n., v., chelated, chelating. adj. 1. Chem. a. of or noting a heterocyclic compound having a central metallic ion attached by covalent bonds to two or more nonmetallic atoms in the same molecule. b. of or noting… …   Universalium

  • chelate — I. adjective Date: 1826 1. resembling or having chelae 2. [from the pincerlike way in which the metal ion is held] of, relating to, or being a chelate II. verb (chelated; chelating) Date: 1922 transitive verb to combine with (a metal) so as to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chelator — See chelatable. * * * …   Universalium

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