Sequestrant



noun
1.
(chem) any substance used to bring about sequestration, often by chelation. They are used in horticulture to counteract lime in the soil

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    verb (used with object), sequestrated, sequestrating. 1. Law. to sequester (property). to confiscate. 2. to separate; seclude. verb (transitive) 1. (law) a variant of sequester (sense 3) 2. (mainly Scots law) to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors to render (a person) bankrupt […]

  • Sequestrated

    verb (used with object), sequestrated, sequestrating. 1. Law. to sequester (property). to confiscate. 2. to separate; seclude. verb (transitive) 1. (law) a variant of sequester (sense 3) 2. (mainly Scots law) to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors to render (a person) bankrupt […]



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  • Sequestrum

    noun, plural sequestra [si-kwes-truh] /sɪˈkwɛs trə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. a fragment of bone that has become necrotic as a result of disease or injury and has separated from the normal bone structure. noun (pl) -tra (-trə) 1. (pathol) a detached piece of necrotic bone that often migrates to a wound, abscess, etc See sequester […]



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