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ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

[eth-uh-leen-dahy-uh-meen-te-truh-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, -min-; eth-uh-leen-dahy-uh-meen-te-truh-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, -min-] /ˈɛθ ə linˈdaɪ ə minˈtɛ trə əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, -mɪn-; ˌɛθ ə linˌdaɪ ə minˌtɛ trə əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, -mɪn-/
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology
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Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; ethylene + diamine + tetra- + acetic acid
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ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid in Medicine

ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid eth·yl·ene·di·a·mine·tet·ra·a·ce·tic acid (ěth'ə-lēn-dī'ə-mēn-tět'rə-ə-sē'tĭk)
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