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1. The intercellular material in which the cells and fibers of connective tissue are embedded. Also called matrix.
2. See hyaloplasm.
1. Also called matrix. the substance in which tissue, cells, and intercellular structures are embedded or suspended.
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|Noun||1.||ground substance - the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded|
body substance - the substance of the body
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
|2.||ground substance - the clear nongranular portion of the cytoplasm of a cell|
n. sustancia fundamental que llena los espacios intercelulares de los huesos, cartílagos y tejido fibroso.