HyperDic: edta

English > 1 sense of the word EDTA:
NOUNsubstanceEDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acida complex molecule used medically to chelate metal ions in cases of lead or heavy metal poisoning
English > EDTA: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA complex molecule used medically to chelate metal ions in cases of lead or heavy metal poisoning.
Synonymethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
Broadermolecule(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound

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