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Descriptions 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

Summary Information: Tissue

Tissue: Tissues are a collection of cells that are the same or are similar and are grouped together to perform a specific function. There are four basic types of tissues: connective tissue, muscle tissue, nervous tissue and epithelial tissue. Groups of multiple tissues comprise such structures in the body as organs, muscles, bones, nerves, skin, blood, the airway and the reproductive tract and digestive tract.

Conditions that can afflict tissues include infection, trauma, cancer, congenital anomalies, metabolic syndromes, hemorrhage, autoimmune diseases and inflammation.

Closely Related Organs: Tissue

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Tissue

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Sub Parts: Tissue

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Tissue

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