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Definition of Tissue

Tissue

  1. A woven fabric.
  2. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads, or embossed with figures.
  3. 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.
  4. Fig.: Web; texture; complicated fabrication; connected series; as, a tissue of forgeries, or of falsehood.
  5. To form tissue of; to interweave.

Tissue Quotations

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.
Rose Kennedy

Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life.
Michael Behe

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Henry Rollins

A typical neuron makes about ten thousand connections to neighboring neurons. Given the billions of neurons, this means there are as many connections in a single cubic centimeter of brain tissue as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
David Eagleman

I'm a catalyst for change. You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
Rupert Murdoch
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Tissue Translations

tissue in Italian is ordito
tissue in Latin is tela
tissue in Spanish is tejido
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