ground tissue


ground tissue
Plant tissues other than those of the vascular system and the dermal tissues. Composed of relatively undifferentiated cells.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • ground substance — n 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 * * * the matrix of connective tissue, in which various… …   Medical dictionary

  • ground meristem — ground′ mer istem n. bot an area of primary growing tissue, at the stem tips of a plant, that develops into pith and cortex …   From formal English to slang

  • ground substance — ground′ sub stance n. 1) cbl Also called matrix 3), b) the substance in which tissue, cells, and intercellular structures are embedded or suspended. 2) cbl hyaloplasm …   From formal English to slang

  • ground meristem — n. the basic primary tissue of the growing tip of a stem or root, excluding the epidermis and vascular bundles, which gives rise to the cortex, rays, and pith …   English World dictionary


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