malic

adjective
ma·lic | \ˈma-lik, ˈmā- \

Definition of malic 

: involved in and especially catalyzing a reaction in which malic acid participates malic dehydrogenase

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circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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malic

adjective
ma·lic | \ˈmal-ik, ˈmā-lik \

Medical Definition of malic 

: involved in and especially catalyzing a reaction in which malic acid participates malic dehydrogenase

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