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Definitions of matter:

part of speech: noun

A substance. Popular term for pus.

part of speech: noun

1. Substance. 2. Pus.

Usage examples for matter:

  • No matter what happened! "Every Man for Himself", Hopkins Moorhouse
  • " Something must be the matter with him. "The Lash", Olin L. Lyman
  • But it did not really matter about either the one or the other. "Eunice", Margaret Murray Robertson

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The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...