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tissue British & World English

Any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products

tissue English Thesaurus

X-rays were accidentally found to penetrate living tissue

tissue type British & World English

A class of tissues which are immunologically compatible with one another

facial tissue British & World English

Tissue that is used to blow one’s nose, contain a sneeze, etc.

tissue fluid British & World English

Extracellular fluid which bathes the cells of most tissues, arriving via blood capillaries and being removed via the lymphatic vessels

tissue paper British & World English

Thin, soft paper, typically used for wrapping or protecting fragile or delicate articles

toilet tissue British & World English

Another term for toilet paper.

tissue culture British & World English

The growth in an artificial medium of cells derived from living tissue

vascular tissue British & World English

The tissue in higher plants that constitutes the vascular system, consisting of phloem and xylem, by which water and nutrients are conducted throughout the plant

connective tissue British & World English

Tissue that connects, supports, binds, or separates other tissues or organs, typically having relatively few cells embedded in an amorphous matrix, often with collagen or other fibres, and including cartilaginous, fatty, and elastic tissues

granulation tissue British & World English

New vascular tissue in granular form on an ulcer or the healing surface of a wound

tissue-type in tissue type British & World English

Determine the tissue type of

tissue-typing in tissue type British & World English

The assessment of the immunological compatibility of tissue from separate sources, particularly prior to organ transplantation