Associations to the word «Tissue»

Wiktionary

TISSUE, noun. Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.
TISSUE, noun. A fine transparent silk material, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
TISSUE, noun. A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.
TISSUE, noun. Absorbent paper as material.
TISSUE, noun. (biology) A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
TISSUE, noun. Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series.
TISSUE, verb. To form tissue of; to interweave.
TISSUE CULTURE, noun. The process or technique of propagating tissue (either cells or plants) in a culture medium
TISSUE CULTURE, noun. The culture of tissue grown by this process
TISSUE ENGINEERING, noun. An interdisciplinary field that applies the principles of engineering and life sciences toward the development of biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve tissue function or a whole organ.
TISSUE PAPER, noun. Thin, translucent paper used for wrapping or for protecting delicate articles.
TISSUE PAPER, noun. An unspecified product made of tissue (absorbent paper), such as bathroom tissue, paper handkerchief or household towel.
TISSUE TYPING, noun. (medicine) A procedure in which the tissues of a prospective donor and recipient are tested for compatibility prior to transplantation

Dictionary definition

TISSUE, noun. Part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.
TISSUE, noun. A soft thin (usually translucent) paper.
TISSUE, verb. Create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles".

Wise words

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