pill mass

pil·u·lar mass

the mixture of drug(s), excipients, diluents and binders with a suitable amount of liquid to form a plastic mass that can be rolled into a long rod and cut into the appropriate number of units for pills to be rolled from.
Synonym(s): pill mass

pill mass

A softened mass of material that contains both the active substance of a therapeutic pill and its inactive ingredients, which is used to produce pills.