Definition of Intercellular substance
1. Noun. The body substance in which tissue cells are embedded.
Generic synonyms: Body Substance
Group relationships: Bone, Os, Connective Tissue, Cartilage, Gristle
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Literary usage of Intercellular substance
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1. Microscopical Researches Into the Accordance in the Structure and Growth of by Theodor Schwann (1847)
"Tissues, in which the cell-walk have coalesced with each other, or with the intercellular substance. This class comprises the firmest structures of the ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"Soon, however, there is a perceptible tumefaction and change of colour in the intercellular substance, corresponding with its diminished transparency and ..."
3. The Microscope: Its History, Construction, and Application, Being a Familiar by Jabez Hogg (1861)
"This intercellular substance is sometimes formed into fibre, whether it be ... Sometimes the spaces between cells have no intercellular substance, ..."
4. Clinical Rheumatology: A Problem-oriented Approach to Diagnosis and Management by Roland W. Moskowitz (1921)
"In other words, all tissues are made up of cells and intercellular substance, and the vital characteristics are given to the tissue by the cells, ..."
5. Kirkes': Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, William Hayden Rockwell, Charles Loomis Dana (1902)
"This intercellular substance may be either homogeneous or fibrillated. ... As a special variety of intercellular substance must be mentioned the basement ..."
6. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"(1) SILVER-NITRATE METHOD OF STAINING intercellular substance.—After first washing, the tissue, eg, omentum or cornea, is placed in a from 0.2 to i per cent ..."
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