Same as Cheliferous.
- Zoology Having chelae or resembling a chela.
- Chemistry A chemical compound in the form of a heterocyclic ring, containing a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions.
- Chemistry To combine (a metal ion) with a chemical compound to form a ring.
- Medicine To remove (a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury) from the bloodstream by means of a chelate, such as EDTA.