from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The intercellular material in which the cells and fibers of connective tissue are embedded. Also called matrix.
- n. See hyaloplasm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the intercellular substance, or matrix, of tissues.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
- n. the clear nongranular portion of the cytoplasm of a cell
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