malic

adjective
ma·​lic | \ ˈma-lik How to pronounce malic (audio) , ˈmā- How to pronounce malic (audio) \

Definition of malic

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

First Known Use of malic

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of malic was circa 1909

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“Malic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malic. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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malic

adjective
ma·​lic | \ ˈmal-ik How to pronounce malic (audio) , ˈmā-lik How to pronounce malic (audio) \

Medical Definition of malic

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

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