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English noun: chelation

1. chelation (process) (medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning


Broader (hypernym)physical process, process


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine

2. chelation (process) the process of forming a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds


Broader (hypernym)chemical action, chemical change, chemical process









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