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tissue meaning

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Synonyms of "tissue""tissue" in a sentence
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  • Noun: tissue  tishoo
    1. Part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function 
    2. A soft thin (usually translucent) paper
      - tissue paper 
    3. A connected network, a web
      "his story was a tissue of lies"
    Verb: tissue  tishoo
    1. Create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
      "tissue textiles"
      - weave

    Derived forms: tissuing, tissues, tissued

    Type of: body part, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, paper

    Part of: being, organism

    Encyclopedia: Tissue


  • [Business]
    BrE also / (also tissue paper) noun [U]

    very thin paper used for wrapping and packing things that break easily:

    Gifts are wrapped in tissue paper.


  • [Medicine]
    Collections of cells organized in a cooperative arrangement for the purpose of performing a particular function. n : an aggregate of cells usu. of a particular kind together with their intercellular substance that form one of the structural materials of a plant or an animal and that in animals include connective tissue, epithelium, muscle tissue, and nerve tissue
Examples
  • His eyes are sunk in scar tissue.
  • On her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue.
  • The blood exports waste products from the tissue.
  • Put a section of tissue under the microscope.
  • The organ is penetrated with vascular tissue.
  • Epithelial tissue occurs most commonly in sheets.
  • It generates a scar of dense connective tissue.
  • Many nematodes occur in the tissues of earthorms.
  • The ecchymotic subcutaneous tissue has been removed.
  • Nervous tissue is specialized for conduction.
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