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MALT

(mălt),

malt

(mawlt),
The germinated and dried seed of barley or other grain, containing dextrin, maltose, small amounts of glucose, and amylolytic enzymes. Used as an extract in digestive and flavoring agents.
[A.S. mealt]

malt

[môlt]
Etymology: AS, mealt
a preparation obtained from germinated grain, such as barley, that contains partially degraded starch and protein with nutritive and digestive properties.

MALT

Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue. An umbrella term for extranodal aggregates of lymphoid tissue in the bronchus (BALT), gut (GALT) and skin (SALT), as well as breast and uterine cervix. MALT is the arm of the immune defence in closest contact with exogenous antigens, thus differing from the compartmentalised peripheral somatic lymphoid tissues, which include the lymph nodes, thymus and spleen. Dimeric IgA or “secretory” IgA appears to be under MALT’s control, and MALT may be the sites of origin of extranodal lymphomas.

MALT

Abbreviation for mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue.

MALT

mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue.
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