Pronunciation: (i-lek'chOO-er"ē), [key]
—pl. -ar•ies. Pharm., Vet. Med.
a pasty mass composed of a medicine, usually in powder form, mixed in a palatable medium, as syrup, honey, or other sweet substance: used esp. for animals and administered by application to the teeth, tongue, or gums.
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