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Noun: ground substance
  1. The body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
    - matrix, intercellular substance
  2. The clear nongranular portion of the cytoplasm of a cell
    - hyaloplasm

Derived forms: ground substances

Type of: body substance, cytol, cytoplasm

Part of: bone, cartilage, connective tissue, gristle, os[2]

Encyclopedia: Ground substance