malate

noun
ma·​late | \ ˈma-ˌlāt How to pronounce malate (audio) , ˈmā- How to pronounce malate (audio) \

Definition of malate

: a salt or ester of malic acid

Examples of malate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still others, like caffeine and citrulline malate, have more equivocal evidence. Sara Chodosh, Popular Science, 3 Jan. 2019 Sunitinib malate, marketed by Pfizer as Sutent, is prescribed for the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, as well as kidney cancer and GIST, a rare cancer of the bowel, esophagus or stomach. Elizabeth Landau, CNN, 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of malate

1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Malate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malate. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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malate

noun
ma·​late | \ ˈmal-ˌāt How to pronounce malate (audio) , ˈmā-ˌlāt How to pronounce malate (audio) \

Medical Definition of malate

: a salt or ester of malic acid

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