tissue meaning

[ 'tisju: ] Pronunciation:   "tissue" in a sentence
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

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.

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


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  1. his eyes are sunk in scar tissue.
  2. on her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue.
  3. the blood exports waste products from the tissue.
  4. put a section of tissue under the microscope.
  5. the organ is penetrated with vascular tissue.

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