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edetate calcium disodium

[ed-uh-teyt] /ˈɛd əˌteɪt/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a chelating agent, C 10 H 12 CaN 2 Na 2 O 8 , used in medicine to treat lead poisoning.
Origin
edetate apparently irregular from EDTA + -ate2
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