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chelation


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chelation 
  n  1:  (med)  the  process  of  removing  a  heavy  metal  from  the 
  bloodstream  by  means  of  a  chelate  as  in  treating  lead  or 
  mercury  poisoning 
  2:  the  process  of  forming  a  ring  by  forming  one  or  more 
  hydrogen  bonds 




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