chelate definition

  • adjective:
    • Zoology Having chelae or resembling a chela.
    • having chelae, or in the type of a chela
    • Same as cheliferous.
    • concerning or characterized by chelation
    • having or resembling chelae or claws
  • noun:
    • Chemistry A chemical ingredient in the form of a heterocyclic ring, containing a metal ion affixed by coordinate bonds to at the least two nonmetal ions.
    • a chelate chemical
    • a compound created by mixture of a metal ion in solution with a compound containing heteroatoms (such as air or nitrogen), by which about two heteroatoms are bound to the metal. The bonds may be covalent or non-covalent. Chelates in some cases have very reduced dissociation constants, and organic compounds (chelating representatives) which form these types of chelates are for that reason familiar with lessen the concentration of free metal ions in option.
    • a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion affixed by coordinate bonds to at the least two nonmetal ions
  • verb-transitive:
    • Chemistry to mix (a metal ion) with a chemical element to make a ring.
    • medication to eliminate (much steel, including lead or mercury) through the bloodstream through a chelate, such as for example EDTA.
  • verb:
    • (chemistry) to create a chelate compound by combining a metal atom to form a ring
    • (medication) to remove heavy metals from the bloodstream utilizing a chelate (such as for example EDTA)
    • kind a chelate, in chemistry
  • others:
    • Having a chela; terminated by a chela or forceps-joint.

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