ground substance


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ground substance

[′grau̇nd ‚səb·stəns]
(analytical chemistry)
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OM is a rare aggressive intraosseous lesion derived from embryonic mesenchymal tissue associated with odontogenesis and primarily consisting of a myxomatous ground substance with widely scattered undifferentiated spindled mesenchymal cells.
The ground substance contains glycosaminoglycans like dermatan sulphate and hyaluronic acid, the proteoglycans like decorin and biglycan.
To estimate the complex permittivity of the ground substance in the stroma, first the ionic content in the ground substance is modeled by the addition of a conductivity term to the water model.
Both fibrous components appear more compact because of a decrease in the voids or spaces between the fibers; the spaces resulted from a loss of ground substance.
This is known as the ground substance, found not only in these layers of the artery but to a variable degree in and around all of the connective tissue cells of the body.
Cardiac (Figure 1E), skeletal, tongue, intestinal wall (Figure 1F), and esophagus muscles had moderate amount of ground substance (myxedema) between muscular fibers.

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