Definition of maleate in English:

maleate

Line breaks: male|ate
Pronunciation: /məˈliːeɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of maleic acid.
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    • 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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