ground substance


ground substance

noun

Definition of GROUND SUBSTANCE

:  a more or less homogeneous matrix in which the specific differentiated elements of a system are suspended:
a :  the intercellular substance of tissues
b :  cytosol

First Known Use of GROUND SUBSTANCE

1882

ground substance

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GROUND SUBSTANCE

: a more or less homogeneous matrix that forms the background in which the specific differentiated elements of a system are suspended: a : the intercellular substance of tissues b : cytosol

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