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(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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Matrix." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762618/all/nail_matrix.
Matrix. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762618/all/nail_matrix. Accessed January 26, 2020.
Matrix. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762618/all/nail_matrix
Matrix [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 January 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762618/all/nail_matrix.
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