polyaminopolycarboxylic acid

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Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ amino +‎ polycarboxylic acid

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polyaminopolycarboxylic acid (plural polyaminopolycarboxylic acids)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of polycarboxylic acids that have a backbone containing several amino groups; they form chelation complexes with metals; the most common example is ethylenediaminetetracetic acid

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