EDTA(redirected from Ethylenediamine-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
EDTA:see chelating agentschelating agents
. Certain organic compounds are capable of forming coordinate bonds (see chemical bond) with metals through two or more atoms of the organic compound; such organic compounds are called chelating agents.
..... Click the link for more information. .