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American English: /ˈkileɪt/
British English: /ˈkiːleɪt/

Translation of chelate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • quelatar
    formar quelatos
    chelated mineral
    mineral (masculine) quelatado
    Example sentences
    • When EDTA chelates the ions, the solution changes to the blue color of the indicator in alkaline solution.
    • EDTA chelates divalent cations and thus prevents the formation of the inactive complex.
    • It chemically captures, or chelates, excess iron but must be given intravenously or by injection.
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