1. chelate, chelate compound, heterocyclic compound, heterocyclic, heterocycle

usage: a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions


1. chelate, form, constitute, make

usage: form a chelate, in chemistry


1. chelate, chelated

usage: relating to or characterized by chelation

2. chelate

usage: having or resembling chelae or claws

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