Definitions of tissue

  1. To form tissue of; to interweave.
  2. To form, as tissue: to interweave: to variegate.
  3. To form tissue; to interweave; to variegate.
  4. a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  5. a soft thin ( usually translucent) paper
  6. create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; " tissue textiles"
  7. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
  8. One of the elementary materials or fibres, having a uniform structure and a specialized function, of which ordinary animals and plants are composed; a texture; as, epithelial tissue; connective tissue.
  9. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood.
  10. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colors: ( anat.) the substance of which organs are composed: a connected series.
  11. Texture; cloth interwoven with gold or silver; in anatomy, substance of which organs are composed; connected series.
  12. Biol. One of the elementary fabrics of which an organ is composed.
  13. Any light or gauzy woven stuff.
  14. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colours; texture or organization of parts; a connected series.
  15. Any woven stuff; cloth interwoven with figured colours, or with gold or silver thread; any thin and delicate texture or fabric; in anat. or bot., the minute elementary structures of which organs are composed; a connected series; a collection; a mass.
  16. The fundamental structure of which animal and plant organs are composed. See adipose, areolar, collenchyma, connective, cork, elastic, fibrous, lymphoid, mucous, muscular, nervous, parenchyma, reticular, sclerenchyma, sieve, tracheal, vascular.