disodium edetate

noun

disodium ed·​e·​tate -ˈed-ə-ˌtāt How to pronounce disodium edetate (audio)
: a hydrated disodium salt C10H14N2Na2O8·2H2O of EDTA that has an affinity for calcium and is used to treat hypercalcemia and pathological calcification

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“Disodium edetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disodium%20edetate. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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