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

- Look up tissue in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tissue may refer to: Tissue (biology), an ensemble of similar (or dissimilar in structure but same in...
- In biology, tissue is an ****embly of similar cells and their extracellular matrix from the same embryonic origin that together carry out a specific function...
- Adipose tissue (also known as body fat or simply fat) is a loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes. It also contains the stromal vascular...
- Connective tissue is one of the four primary types of animal tissue, along with epithelial tissue, muscle tissue, and nervous tissue. It develops mostly...
- Tissue culture is the growth of tissues or cells in an artificial medium separate from the parent organism. This technique is also called micropropagation...
- of cell injury which results in the premature death of cells in living tissue by autolysis. The term "necrosis" came about in the mid-19th century and...
- Granulation tissue is new connective tissue and microscopic blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process. Granulation tissue typically...
- Vascular tissue is a complex conducting tissue, formed of more than one cell type, found in vascular plants. The primary components of vascular tissue are...
- Tissue paper or simply tissue is a lightweight paper or, light crêpe paper. Tissue can be made from recycled paper pulp on a paper machine. Tissue paper...
- Myeloid tissue, in the bone marrow sense of the word myeloid (myelo- + -oid), is tissue of bone marrow, of bone marrow cell lineage, or resembling bone...