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chelate

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adjective che·late \ˈkē-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of chelate

  1. :  of, relating to, or having the ring structure typical of a chelate




2

chelate

verb che·late

Medical Definition of chelate

chelated; chelating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to combine with (a metal) so as to form a chelate ring

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to react so as to form a chelate ring

chelatable \-ˌlāt-ə-bəl\play adjective



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chelate

noun che·late

Medical Definition of chelate

  1. :  a compound having a ring structure that usually contains a metal ion held by coordinate bonds




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