matrix

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(mā′triks )

(mā′trĭ-sēz″)
pl. matrices [L. matrix, stem matric- female animal kept for breeding]

1. The basic substance from which a thing is made or develops.
2. The intercellular material of a tissue.
3. Mold for casting amalgams in dental restoration.

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