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Introduction: Tissue

Description of Tissue

Tissue: A group or layer of cells that work together to perform a specific function.
Source: National Institute of Health

Tissue: a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Tissue: collections of cells organized in a cooperative arrangement for the purpose of performing a particular function.
Source: CRISP

Tissue: Collections of differentiated CELLS, such as EPITHELIUM; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; MUSCLES; and NERVE TISSUE. Tissues are cooperatively arranged to form organs with specialized functions such as RESPIRATION; DIGESTION; REPRODUCTION; MOVEMENT; and others.
Source: MeSH 2007

Tissue: Related Topics

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Tissue as an Organ

Tissue (organ): Tissues are a collection of cells that are the same or are similar and are...more »

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Tissue

Source - CRISP

  • body part

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Tissue:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Tissue

The following list attempts to classify Tissue into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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