ethylenediaminetetraacetate

noun

eth·​yl·​ene·​di·​amine·​tet·​ra·​ac·​e·​tate ˌe-thə-ˌlēn-ˌdī-ə-ˌmēn-ˌte-trə-ˈa-sə-ˌtāt How to pronounce ethylenediaminetetraacetate (audio) -dī-ˌa-mən- How to pronounce ethylenediaminetetraacetate (audio)
: a salt of EDTA

Word History

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethylenediaminetetraacetate was in 1954

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“Ethylenediaminetetraacetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethylenediaminetetraacetate. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

ethylenediaminetetraacetate

noun
eth·​yl·​ene·​di·​amine·​tetra·​ac·​e·​tate ˌeth-ə-ˌlēn-ˌdī-ə-ˌmēn-ˌte-trə-ˈas-ə-ˌtāt How to pronounce ethylenediaminetetraacetate (audio) -dī-ˌam-ən- How to pronounce ethylenediaminetetraacetate (audio)
: a salt of EDTA
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