Fumarate definition

fyo͝omə-rāt
A salt or ester of fumaric acid, in which one or both of the hydrogen atoms in the carboxyl groups of the fumaric acid have been replaced with another element or group.
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Any salt or ester of fumaric acid; they are produced in the body as part of the urea cycle.
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A salt or ester of fumaric acid.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fumarate
Plural:
fumarates

Origin of fumarate

  • fumar(ic acid) –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition