substance Idioms & Phrases


body substance

  • noun the substance of the body
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chemical substance

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical.
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controlled substance

  • noun a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
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gray substance

  • noun greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
    grey matter; substantia grisea; gray matter; gray substance.
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grey substance

  • noun greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
    grey matter; substantia grisea; gray matter; gray substance.
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Ground substance

  • noun the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
    matrix; ground substance.
  • noun the clear nongranular portion of the cytoplasm of a cell
    hyaloplasm.
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  • (Anat.), the intercellular substance, or matrix, of tissues.
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humic substance

  • noun an organic residue of decaying organic matter
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intercellular substance

  • noun the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
    matrix; ground substance.
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liquid body substance

  • noun the liquid parts of the body
    bodily fluid; humor; humour; body fluid.
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living substance

  • noun the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
    protoplasm.
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lubricating substance

  • noun a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
    lubricant; lube; lubricator.
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plant substance

  • noun material derived from plants
    plant material.
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poisonous substance

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poison.
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psychoactive substance

  • noun a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
    consciousness-altering drug; mind-altering drug; psychoactive drug.
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schwann's white substance

Schwann's white" sub"stance

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  1. (Anat.) The substance of the medullary sheath.
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solid body substance

  • noun the solid parts of the body
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Specific heat of a substance

  • (at any temperature), the number of units of heat required to raise the temperature of a unit mass of the substance at that temperature one degree.
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substance abuse

  • noun excessive use of drugs
    habit; drug abuse.
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substance abuser

  • noun a person who takes drugs
    drug user; user.
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synthetic substance

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic.
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translucent substance

  • noun a material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material
    translucent substance.
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transparent substance

  • noun a material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material
    translucent substance.
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