edetate calcium disodium

[ ed-uh-teyt ]
/ ˈɛd əˌteɪt /

noun Pharmacology.

a chelating agent, C10H12CaN2Na2O8, used in medicine to treat lead poisoning.

Origin of edetate calcium disodium

edetate apparently irregular from EDTA + -ate2
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