[ma-tree-poh-tes-tl, mey-] /ˌmæ tri poʊˈtɛs tl, ˌmeɪ-/
of or relating to the authority exercised by a mother or a mother’s blood relatives.
[mey-triks, ma-] /ˈmeɪ trɪks, ˈmæ-/ noun, plural matrices [mey-tri-seez, ma-] /ˈmeɪ trɪˌsiz, ˈmæ-/ (Show IPA), matrixes. 1. something that constitutes the place or point from which something else originates, takes form, or develops: The Greco-Roman world was the matrix for Western civilization. 2. Anatomy. a formative part, as the corium beneath a nail. 3. Biology. […]
- Matrix band
matrix band n. A metal or plastic band secured around the crown of a tooth to confine the restorative material filling a cavity.
noun 1. a type of that stores data in a matrix of geometrically shaped dark and light cells that represent bits. See also .
- Matrix calculus
matrix calculus n. A urinary calculus containing calcium salts and consisting primarily of an organic matrix composed of a mucoprotein and a sulfated mucopolysaccharide; it is usually associated with chronic infection.