The tissue of a plant other than the epidermis, periderm, and vascular tissues, consisting primarily of parenchyma, and (in lesser amounts) of collenchyma and sclerenchyma. Cortex and pith are subtypes of ground tissue.
[ground-too-air] /ˈgraʊnd tuˈɛər/ adjective, adverb 1. .
[ground-tuh-ground] /ˈgraʊnd təˈgraʊnd/ adjective, adverb 1. .
noun 1. the path on the earth’s surface below an aircraft, missile, rocket, or spacecraft.
noun 1. the water beneath the surface of the ground, consisting largely of surface water that has seeped down: the source of water in springs and wells. noun 1. underground water that has come mainly from the seepage of surface water and is held in pervious rocks n. “water in the ground,” also ground water, […]