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tissue
American English: /ˈtɪʃu/
British English: /ˈtɪʃuː/
, /ˈtɪsjuː/

Translation of tissue in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (Anatomy, Botany) connective tissue
    tejido conectivo
    (before noun) tissue sample
    muestra (feminine) de tejido
    Example sentences
    • For example, brain and hematopoietic stem cells give rise only to neural tissue and blood cells, respectively.
    • Subcutaneous adipose tissue and skeletal muscle mass, however, were the same in both groups.
    • This technique has been used for many tissues, including neural and cardiac tissue and cartilage.
  • 2 countable (web) [literary] a tissue of lies
    una trama de mentiras
    Example sentences
    • In fact, the whole thing sounds like a tissue of lies from beginning to end.
    • ‘Anyone who knows me will recognise the orchestrated campaign of character assassination was a tissue of lies,’ he said.
    • In his twisted world, this mild exposition is a tissue of lies, misrepresentations, and abuse of power.
  • 3 3.1 countable (paper handkerchief)
    pañuelo (masculine) de papel
    Kleenex® (masculine)
    3.2 uncountabletissue (paper) 3.3 uncountable (cloth)
    Example sentences
    • Elements from the paintings have been picked up to create a collection of saris and drapes in brocades, georgettes, tissue and jacquard crepe de chine.
    Example sentences
    • Your nose is blocked by sudden untapped reserves of mucus, so it's lucky you keep a box of paper tissues beside your bed.
    • There's a lot in modern life for which to be thankful and the invention and availability of paper tissues is high on the list.
    • Quickly she left the room to go search for a clean tissue to wipe the cut.

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