chelae chelae

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Hindu disciple of a swami
  2. (n) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

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Usage(s):

  • The only treatment: intravenous injection of chemicals known as chelating agents (named for the chelae, or claws, of crabs and lobsters), which can draw out heavy elements like .
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