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ma·le·ate

 (mā′lē-āt′, mə-lē′ət)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of maleic acid.

maleate

(ˈmælɪˌeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of maleic acid
[C19: from male(ic acid) + -ate1]

mal•e•ate

(ˈmæl iˌeɪt, -ɪt, ˈmeɪ li-)

n.
a salt or ester of maleic acid.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maleate - a salt or ester of maleic acidmaleate - a salt or ester of maleic acid; used as a nontricyclic antidepressant drug for psychomotor activation
antidepressant, antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
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