malt extract

A mixture of organic compounds prepared from malt, used as a culture medium additive.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • malt extract — noun 1. : a sugary mucilaginous substance obtained from wort 2. a. : a sweet light brown syrupy liquid prepared by infusing malt with water and evaporating and used chiefly in medicine and foods; also : a powder made by drying this liquid b. : a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • malt extract — an extract of malt with dextrin, glucose, and small amounts of other carbohydrates and protein, used as an emulsifying and flavoring agent …   Medical dictionary

  • malt extract — a sweet, gummy substance derived from an infusion of malt. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • malt extract — /ˈmɔlt ɛkstrækt/ (say mawlt ekstrakt) noun a sweet gummy substance derived from an infusion of malt …   Australian English dictionary

  • malt extract — See malt liquor; near beer; small brew …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • malt extract agar — an agar medium containing malt extract, peptone, and glucose, used for the cultivation of yeasts and molds …   Medical dictionary

  • Malt beverage — is an American term for both alcohol containing and non alcoholic fermented beverages, in which the primary ingredient is the grain, or seed of the barley plant, which has been allowed to sprout in a traditional way called ( malting ) slightly… …   Wikipedia

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