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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by bonds to at least two nonmetal ions v. - Form a heterocyclic compound, in chemistry adj. - Having or resembling claws.

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  • · Acts as a chelate, that is, it forms compounds with metal nutrients (usually iron, zinc, copper, or manganese) increasing their solubility and availability to plants.
  • But magnesium citrate is a salt of magnesium, not a chelate.
  • You sound like you are very toxic, and need to go chelate yourself.
  • Cilantro will chelate the mercury and help remove it from your tissues. for more
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