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malt,

a grain (usually barleybarley,
annual cereal plant (Hordeum vulgare and sometimes other species) of the family Poaceae (grass family), cultivated by humans probably as early as any cereal.
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) steeped in water, partially germinated, then dried and cured. It is used in brewing to convert cereal starches to sugars by means of the enzymesenzyme,
biological catalyst. The term enzyme comes from zymosis, the Greek word for fermentation, a process accomplished by yeast cells and long known to the brewing industry, which occupied the attention of many 19th-century chemists.
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 (chiefly diastase) produced during germination. Its high carbohydrate and protein content makes it a valuable nutrient.

malt

[mȯlt]
(food engineering)
A nutrient material made from grain, commonly barley, which has been soaked, allowed to germinate, and dried.

malt

1. cereal grain, such as barley, that is kiln-dried after it has germinated by soaking in water
2. short for malt whisky
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Radiological appearances of lymphomas arising from mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) in the lung.
Molecular pathogenesis of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma.
The pathological diagnosis was low-grade B-cell lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), with partial transformation into a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
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Molecular Abnormalities in Lymphoma Lymphoma Type Abnormality Percentage Follicular lymphoma t(14;18) 70-80 Small lymphocytic lymphoma del(13q14) Favorable prognosis del(11q) del(17p) Adverse prognosis Marginal zone lymphoma, t(11;18) 25 MALT type t(1;14) 5 t(14;18) 5 Mantle cell lymphoma t(11;14) 90 Burkitt lymphoma t(8;14) 100 DLBCL t(14;18) 25 t(3;14) 25 t(8;14) 10 ALCL t(2;5) 75 Abbreviations: ALCL, anaplastic large cell lymphoma; DLBCL, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma; MALT, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue.
Marginal-zone B-cell lymphoma--which is known in the Revised European-American Lymphoma/World Health Organization (REAL/WHO) classification system as extranodal marginal B-cell lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT)--accounts for 7 to 8% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.
Final tissue diagnosis revealed the mass to be an extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) that was CD20 and BCL2 positive (Fig.
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