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EDTA  audio  (d-t-) KEY 

NOUN:
A crystalline acid, C10H16N2O8, that acts as a strong chelating agent. The sodium salt of EDTA is used as an antidote for metal poisoning, an anticoagulant, and an ingredient in a variety of industrial reagents.

ETYMOLOGY:
e(thylene)d(iamine)t(etraacetic) a(cid)


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