Pronunciation: (mas'ti-ku-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -ries.
of, pertaining to, or used in or for mastication.
Pharm.a medicinal substance to be chewed, as to promote the secretion of saliva.
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