tissue


tissue
01. Do you have a [tissue]? I need to blow my nose.
02. He didn't break his leg when he fell out of the tree, but he did some serious damage to the [tissue] around the bones in his ankle.
03. After injuring his shoulder repeatedly, scar [tissue] built up, limiting the movement of his arm somewhat.
04. The store wrapped the wine glasses in [tissue] paper, and packed them in a box.
05. The old woman pulled a [tissue] out of her purse, and wiped away a tear.
06. His leg was badly broken, and the surrounding [tissue] badly damaged.
07. Doctors had to cut away some infected [tissue] to keep the disease from spreading.
08. The jellyfish can regrow small amounts of [tissue] that have been damaged.
09. Scientists tell us that our hair is made up of dead [tissue].
10. Each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months, and travels between the lungs and other [tissues] 75,000 times before dying.
11. One individual organ transplant donor can provide organs, bone, and [tissue] for 50 or more people in need.
12. Successful alternatives to testing drugs on animals include test tube studies on human [tissue] cultures, statistics and computer models.
13. Almost every weekday morning, free [tissues] are distributed to Japanese commuters by workers of the companies whose messages and advertisements are printed on the package.
14. People consume harmful pesticides when they eat plants and animals that have the chemicals in their [tissues].
15. Different kinds of [tissue] working together in the same place may form an organ, such as the heart or brain.
16. As the cut on my leg healed, scar [tissue] began to form over the wound.
17. Pain is a reaction which the body produces in response to any stimulus intense enough to cause [tissue] damage.
18. Scientists tell us that the brain gets its intelligence from a surface layer of [tissue] no more than a centimeter thick.
19. Jello-O is made from partially decomposed cow and pig hides, hooves, bones, and connective [tissue].
20. The [tissue] of our brain is incapable of feeling any pain.
21. Stephen Leacock once said that life, we learn too late, is in the living, the [tissue] of every day and hour.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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  • Tissue — Tis sue, n. [F. tissu, fr. tissu, p. p. of tisser, tistre, to weave, fr. L. texere. See {Text}.] 1. A woven fabric. [1913 Webster] 2. A fine transparent silk stuff, used for veils, etc.; specifically, cloth interwoven with gold or silver threads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tissue — [tish′o͞o; ] chiefly Brit [, tis′yo͞o] n. [ME tissu, rich cloth < OFr < pp. of tistre, to weave < L texere, to weave: see TEXT] 1. cloth; esp., light, thin cloth, as gauze 2. an interwoven or intricate mass or series; mesh; network; web… …   English World dictionary

  • Tissue — may refer to: * Aerial tissue, an acrobatic art form and one of the circus arts * Tissue (biology), a group of biological cells that perform a similar function * Tissue paper, a type of thin, translucent paper used for wrapping and cushioning… …   Wikipedia

  • Tissue — Papier (auch Tissuepapier) ist ein saugfähiges, feingekrepptes Hygienepapier aus Zellstoff. Es wird meist mehrlagig für Toilettenpapier, Küchenwischtücher, Papierservietten und Papiertaschentücher verwendet.[1] Herstellung Tissue Papier wird auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tissue — ► NOUN 1) any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products. 2) tissue paper. 3) a piece of absorbent paper used as a disposable handkerchief. 4) delicate gauzy fabric.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Tissue — Tis sue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tissued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tissuing}.] To form tissue of; to interweave. [1913 Webster] Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tissue —   [ tisjuː; englisch] das, (s), auf der Papiermaschine trocken gekrepptes Papier aus Zellstoff oder Holzschliff von niedrigem Flächengewicht (12 16 g/m2); mehrlagig verbunden für Servietten, Toilettenpapier, Gesichtstücher u. a. verwendet. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tissue — (n.) mid 14c., band or belt of rich material, from O.Fr. tissu a ribbon, headband, belt of woven material (c.1200), noun use of tissu woven, interlaced, pp. of tistre to weave, from L. texere weave (see TEXTURE (Cf. texture)). The biological… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tissue — (del inglés; pronunciamos tisú ) sustantivo masculino 1. Pragmática: afectado. Pañuelo de papel: ¿Tienes un tissue para limpiarme las gafas? …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • tissue — tissue. См. ткань. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • tissue — (ingl.; pronunc. [tisú]) m. Pieza de papel absorbente y suave usada como pañuelo o toalla desechables …   Enciclopedia Universal