part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
tissue, tissue paperverb
a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.
A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.
Absorbent paper as material.
A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
To form tissue of; to interweave.
Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. uE00027296uE001 Francis Bacon.
a woven fabric
a fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures
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
fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood
to form tissue of; to interweave
An anatomical structure consisting of similarly specialized cells and intercellular matrix, aggregated according to genetically determined spatial relationships, performing a specific function.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tish′ū, n. cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colours: (anat.) the substance of which organs are composed: a connected series.—v.t. to form, as tissue: to interweave: to variegate.—n. Tis′sue-pā′per, a thin, soft, semi-transparent kind of paper. [Fr. tissu, woven, pa.p. of tistre—L. texĕre, to weave.]
A group of organisms that function together for a specific purpose in the body of an animal or human being.
The muscle tissue functions together to move the leg.Submitted by MaryC on February 3, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'tissue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4431
Rank popularity for the word 'tissue' in Nouns Frequency: #1424
The numerical value of tissue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tissue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
They were basically floating around in there creating a bunch of inflammatory tissue response, and that’s what I was feeling, (The surgeon) got in there and took them out. They were sitting right on top.
Being conscious or aware of this habit is helpful when it comes to avoiding touching the face, identifying triggers such as runny nose or urge to sneeze is important. In this case, having tissue close by is helpful -- it's better to use that to touch your face than bare hands.
I got enough scar tissue on those fights to last me a lifetime.
Not only does it stimulate and expedite the healing process, but it eliminates the discomfort that can prevent you from proper rehabilitation in tissue strengthening after muscle damage.
The opportunity to donate fetal tissue has been a source of comfort for many women who have chosen to donate. We will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our patients, and advocate for removing barriers to essential health care.
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- teixitCatalan, Valencian
- stof, lommetørklæde, væv, toiletpapir, servietDanish
- Gewebe, Papier, Taschentuch, Tuch, ToilettenpapierGerman
- ορμαθός, ύφασμα, χαρτί, ιστός, πλέγμαGreek
- بافت, دستمالPersian
- paperinenäliina, harsokangas, solukko, pehmopaperi, harsokudos, vessapaperiarkki, talouspaperi, paperiliina, kudosFinnish
- kleenex, tissu, mouchoir en papierFrench
- ciarsúr páipéirIrish
- maothranScottish Gaelic
- נייר סופג, טישו, רקמהHebrew
- ティッシュペーパー, 組織, ティッシュ, 織物Japanese
- салфетка, ткивоMacedonian
- zakdoek, weefsel, tissue, papieren zakdoekjeDutch
- lenço de papel, [[papel]] [[absorvente]], tecidoPortuguese
- țesut, șervețel, batistăRomanian
- ткань, салфеткаRussian
- robec, robček, tkivoSlovene
- näsduk, vävnadSwedish
- khăn giấyVietnamese
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