Definition of maleate in English:



  • A salt or ester of maleic acid.

    • ‘It might be presumed that the other preparations available in the United States, methylergonovine maleate and ergonovine maleate, produce the same effects and outcomes.’
    • ‘The researchers were not very concerned about the occurrence of fumarate, which is the trans isomer of maleate, because the levels were relatively low.’
    • ‘Methylergonovine maleate should be restricted to use in refractory cases and should never be used for more than six months continuously.’
    • ‘Rosiglitazone maleate is a member of the thiazolidinedione class of oral antidiabetic medications that act to enhance sensitivity to insulin in skeletal muscle, adipose tissue, and the liver.’
    • ‘Timolol maleate can cause bronchospasms and is contraindicated in patients with bronchial asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.’