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malate

[mal-eyt, mey-leyt] /ˈmæl eɪt, ˈmeɪ leɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of malic acid.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; mal(ic acid) + -ate2
Related forms
supermalate, noun
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malate

/ˈmæleɪt; ˈmeɪ-/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of malic acid
Word Origin
C18: from malic acid
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supermalate in Medicine

malate mal·ate (māl'āt', mā'lāt')
n.
A salt or ester of malic acid.

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supermalate in Science
malate
  (māl'āt', mā'lāt')   
  1. A salt or ester of malic acid, containing the group C4H4O5.

  2. See malic acid.


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