Antonyms
Etymology

1. chelate

adjective. relating to or characterized by chelation.

Antonyms

  • open chain

Etymology

  • -ate (English)
  • chela (English)
  • chele (Latin)

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2. chelate

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

Synonyms

  • heterocyclic
  • heterocyclic compound
  • heterocycle

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • -ate (English)
  • chela (English)
  • chele (Latin)

3. chelate

verb. form a chelate, in chemistry.

Synonyms

  • constitute
  • form

Antonyms

  • top out
  • level
  • break

Etymology

  • -ate (English)
  • chela (English)
  • chele (Latin)

Sentences with chelate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Magnesium oxide and magnesium chelate are very similar, as far as what they are used for.

2. Verb, base form
However, some whole foods protect our bodies from mercury, cadmium and lead, improving our ability to chelate and excrete them safely.

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