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maleate Line breaks: male|ate
Pronunciation: /məˈliːeɪt/

Definition of maleate in English:


A salt or ester of maleic acid.
Example sentences
  • The researchers were not very concerned about the occurrence of fumarate, which is the trans isomer of maleate, because the levels were relatively low.
  • It might be presumed that the other preparations available in the United States, methylergonovine maleate and ergonovine maleate, produce the same effects and outcomes.
  • Methylergonovine maleate should be restricted to use in refractory cases and should never be used for more than six months continuously.
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