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Animal Tissue

Definition of the noun animal tissue

What does animal tissue mean as a name of something?


  1. the tissue in the bodies of animals
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic word: tissue = part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
    • more specific terms:
      • chalaza = one of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell
      • embryonic tissue = tissue in an embryo
      • coronet = margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof
      • epithelial tissue / epithelium = membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
      • flesh = the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
      • capillary bed = a layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries
      • parenchyma = animal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels
      • interstitial tissue = tissue between the cells of a structure or part in plant or animal
      • adipose tissue / fatty tissue / fat = a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
      • connective tissue = tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
      • lymphatic tissue / lymphoid tissue = tissue making up the lymphatic system
      • cartilage / gristle = tough elastic tissue
      • erectile tissue = vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid
      • muscular tissue / muscle = animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
      • fibrous tissue = tissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plants
      • nervous tissue / nerve tissue = tissue composed of neurons
      • gingiva / gum = the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
      • lens cortex / cortex = the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus
      • flap = a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
      • tissue layer / membrane = a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
      • cortex = the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
      • medulla = the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
      • matrix = the formative tissue at the base of a nail
      • transplant / graft = tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
      • stroma = the supporting tissue of an organ
    • substance of: animal / animate being / beast / brute / creature / fauna = a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Living animal tissue Living animal tissue Trichoptera: 103 Phyrganeidae, Leptoceridae Trichoptera: Limnephilidae Plecoptera: Pteronarcyidae, Nemouridae Diptera: ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Here certain organic phosphorous compounds such as glycogen, the starch in animal tissue, are converted into lactic acid and the pH drops. Nucleotide breakdown was suggested as a reason for the taste of ripened meat, and inosine mono ...

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