HyperDic: animal_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression animal tissue:
NOUNbodyanimal tissuethe tissue in the bodies of animals
English > animal tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe tissue in the bodies of animals.
Narroweradipose tissue, fat, fatty tissueA kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
capillary bedA layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries
cartilage, gristletough / tough elastic tissue
chalazaOne of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell
connective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
coronetmargin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof
cortexThe tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
embryonic tissuetissue in an embryo
epithelium, epithelial tissuemembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
erectile tissuevascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid
fibrous tissuetissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plants
flapA movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
fleshThe soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate
gingiva, gumThe tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
graft, transplant(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
interstitial tissuetissue between the cells of a structure or part in plant or animal
lens cortex, cortexThe tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissuetissue making up the lymphatic system
matrixThe formative tissue at the base of a nail
medullaThe inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
membrane, tissue layerA pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
muscle, muscular tissueanimal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
nervous tissue, nerve tissuetissue composed of neurons
parenchymaanimal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels
stromaThe supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)
BroadertissuePart of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
Substance ofanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishtejido animal
Catalanteixit animal

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