Medical Definition of Edetate

1. USAN-approved contraction for ethylenediaminetetraacetate, the anion of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; various edetate's are used as chelating agents to carry cations in (e.g., ferric sodium edetate as an iron ion carrier) or out (e.g., sodium edetate for calcium or heavy metal ion removal). (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edetate

edematose
edematous
edenharterite
edenic
edenite
edental
edentalous
edentata
edentate
edentated
edentates
edentation
edentulate
edentulous
edestin
edetate (current term)
edetate calcium disodium
edetic acid
edgarbaileyite
edgarite
edge-localised mode
edge-to-edge bite
edge-to-edge occlusion
edge-triggered
edge banding
edge cover
edge covering number
edge enhancement
edge in

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