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Medical Term:

edetate calcium disodium

Pronunciation: ed'a-tat kal'se-um di-so'de-um


Contracted name for a salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetate, an agent used as a chelator of lead and some other heavy metals. Available in several forms: disodium, sodium, and trisodium.

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