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  1. etidronic acid(Noun)

    The phosphonic acid (1-hydroxy-1-phosphono-ethyl)phosphonic acid which is used in detergents and pharmaceuticals etc.

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  1. Etidronic acid

    Etidronic acid or 1-hydroxyethane 1,1-diphosphonic acid is a bisphosphonate used in detergents, water treatment, cosmetics and pharmaceutical treatment. An etidronate is a salt of etidronic acid, abbeviated MnHEDP.

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  1. Etidronic Acid

    A diphosphonate which affects calcium metabolism. It inhibits ectopic calcification and slows down bone resorption and bone turnover.

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