Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless compound, H2NCOCH(OH)CH2CONH2, prepared by the action of ammonia on ethyl malate. It crystallizes in rectangular prisms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The acid amide derived from malic acid, as a white crystalline substance metameric with asparagine.

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  • noun organic chemistry The acid amide derived from malic acid, as a white crystalline substance metameric with asparagine.

Etymologies

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Blend of malic and amide

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