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tissue

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪʃuː; ˈtɪʃuː; ˈtɪsjuː/

Translation of tissue in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Botany/Botánica] tejido (masculine) connective tissue tejido conectivo (before noun/delante del nombre) 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/numerable (web) [literary/literario] trama (feminine) 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/numerable (paper handkerchief) pañuelo (masculine) de papel, Kleenex® (masculine) 3.2 uncountable/no numerable tissue (paper) papel (masculine) de seda 3.3 uncountable/no numerable (cloth) tisú (masculine)
    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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