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chelation therapy

noun

Definition of CHELATION THERAPY

:  the use of a chelator (as EDTA) to bind with a metal (as lead or iron) in the body to form a chelate so that the metal loses its chemical effect (as toxicity or physiological activity)
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First Known Use of CHELATION THERAPY

1976
Medical Dictionary

chelation therapy

noun

Medical Definition of CHELATION THERAPY

:  the use of a chelator (as EDTA) to bind with a metal (as lead or iron) in the body to form a chelate so that the metal loses its toxic effect or physiological activity

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