Definitions for "Extracellular matrix"
Complex network of polysaccharides (such as glycosaminoglycans or cellulose) and proteins (such as collagen) secreted by cells. A structural component of tissues that also influences their development and physiology.
material secreted by and surrounding cells. Consists if fibers and ground substance. ( More? UNSW Cell Biology- ECM)
An external lattice of proteins and polysaccharides that is secreted by surrounding cells in most tissues.