chelation

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From chelate +‎ -ion.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkiːˌleɪˈʃən/

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chelation (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) the formation of a polydentate chelate compound from a metal salt
  2. (medicine) the use of this process to remove metal ions from solution, especially to counter poisoning by heavy metals

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