Definition of "tissues" []

  • A part of an organism consisting of a large number of cells having a similar structure and function (noun)
  • A thin piece of soft absorbent paper, usually of two or more layers, used as a disposable handkerchief, towel, etc (noun)
  • An interwoven series (noun)
  • A woven cloth, esp of a light gauzy nature, originally interwoven with threads of gold or silver (noun)
  • To weave into tissue (verb)
  • To decorate or clothe with tissue or tissue paper (verb)
  • Plural form of tissue. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tissues" in a sentence
  • "The continued build up of cellular waste products in the tissues is one of the chief causes of ill flavored meat."
  • "Everytime Mixner shows, he or she is literally blown out of the water, and his/her “arguments” are shown to be mere naked assertions, or thin tissues covering his/her own abject failure to understand the full implications of the evidence cited (or, for that matter, basic math)."
  • "The risk of CWD transmission to humans following exposure to CWD-infected tissues is unknown."
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