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mortar

 [mor´ter]
a vessel with a rounded internal surface, used with a pestle, for reducing a solid to a powder or producing a homogeneous mixture of solids.
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mor·tar

(mōr'tăr),
A vessel with rounded interior in which crude drugs and other substances are crushed or bruised by means of a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
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mor·tar

(mōr'tăr)
A vessel with a rounded interior in which crude drugs and other substances are crushed or bruised by means of a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mor·tar

(mōr'tăr)
Vessel with rounded interior in which substances may be crushed with a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012