Definition of Tissue. Meaning of Tissue. Synonyms of Tissue

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Definition of Tissue

Tissue
Tissue Tis"sue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tissued; p. pr. & vb. n. Tissuing.] To form tissue of; to interweave. Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. --Bacon.
Tissue
Tissue Tis"sue, n. [F. tissu, fr. tissu, p. p. of tisser, tistre, to weave, fr. L. texere. See Text.] 1. A woven fabric. 2. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures. A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire. --Dryden. In their glittering tissues bear emblazed Holy memorials. --Milton. 3. (Biol.) One of the elementary materials or fibres, having a uniform structure and a specialized function, of which ordinary animals and plants are composed; a texture; as, epithelial tissue; connective tissue. Note: The term tissue is also often applied in a wider sense to all the materials or elementary tissues, differing in structure and function, which go to make up an organ; as, vascular tissue, tegumentary tissue, etc. 4. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood. Unwilling to leave the dry bones of Agnosticism wholly unclothed with any living tissue of religious emotion. --A. J. Balfour. Tissue paper, very thin, gauzelike paper, used for protecting engravings in books, for wrapping up delicate articles, etc.

Meaning of Tissue from wikipedia

- Tissue may refer to: Tissue (biology), an ensemble of similar cells that together carry out a specific function Triphosa haesitata, a species of geometer...
- In biology, tissue is a cellular organizational level between cells and a complete organ. A tissue is an ensemble of similar cells and their extracellular...
- Adipose tissue, body fat, or simply fat is a loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes. In addition to adipocytes, adipose tissue contains...
- Connective tissue is one of the four basic types of animal tissue, along with epithelial tissue, muscle tissue, and nervous tissue. It develops from the...
- Stroma (from Gr**** στρῶμα 'layer, bed, bed covering') is the part of a tissue or organ with a structural or connective role. It is made up of all the parts...
- Muscle tissue is a soft tissue that makes up the different types of muscle in animals, and gives the ability of muscle to contract. It is also referred...
- Plant tissue culture is a collection of techniques used to maintain or grow plant cells, tissues or organs under sterile conditions on a nutrient culture...
- premature death of cells in living tissue by autolysis. Necrosis is caused by factors external to the cell or tissue, such as infection, or trauma which...
- of biological tissues. Tissue engineering often involves the use of cells placed on tissue scaffolds in the formation of new viable tissue for a medical...
- Tissue tropism is the cells and tissues of a host that support growth of a particular virus or bacterium. Some bacteria and viruses have a broad tissue...