pertaining to or derived from apples.
Chemistry. of or derived from malic acid.
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How to use malic in a sentence
If malic acid is present, a voluminous flocculent precipitate will form.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants | Edwin M. Bruce
malic acid has, however, been discovered to be present in the prothallus as a whole.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
Then in rapid succession came his announcements of the new vegetable products citric, malic, oxalic, and gallic acids.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
By long-continued heating with caustic soda at 100 C. it is converted into inactive malic acid.
The acid of the apple is usually considered to be malic acid, but really there are several acids mixed together.The Apple | Various