Tissue meaning

tĭsh'o͝o, -yo͝o
The definition of tissue is group of cells, or an absorbent paper, or thin paper used for wrapping gifts.

All of the soft joints and ligaments in your neck are an example of neck tissue.

A Kleenex is an example of a tissue.

A thin piece of bright red paper used to wrap fragile gifts is an example of tissue paper.

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A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.
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A fine, very thin fabric, such as gauze.
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Tissue paper.
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An interwoven or interrelated number of things; a web; a network.
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An aggregation of morphologically similar cells and associated intercellular matter acting together to perform one or more specific functions in an organism. There are four basic types of tissue in many animals: muscle, nerve, epidermal, and connective.
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Cloth; esp., light, thin cloth, as gauze.
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An interwoven or intricate mass or series; mesh; network; web.

A tissue of lies.

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A piece of soft, absorbent paper, used as a disposable handkerchief, as toilet paper, etc.
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To cover with tissue.
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To weave into tissue.
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An aggregation of morphologically similar cells and associated intercellular matter acting together to perform one or more specific functions in an organism. There are four basic types of tissue in many animals: muscle, nerve, epidermal, and connective.
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A large mass of similar cells that make up a part of an organism and perform a specific function. The internal organs and connective structures (including bone and cartilage) of vertebrates, and cambium, xylem, and phloem in plants are made up of different types of tissue.
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Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.
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A fine transparent silk material, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
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Absorbent paper as material.
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(biology) A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job.
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Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series.

A tissue of forgeries, or of lies.

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To form tissue of; to interweave.

Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. "” Francis Bacon.

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A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
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Origin of tissue

  • Middle English tissu a rich kind of cloth from Old French from past participle of tistre to weave from Latin texere teks- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French tissu, past participle of tistre, from Latin texere.
    From Wiktionary