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Example of Tissue

The word 'tissue' has been adapted to several different uses. Although the scientific form of the word is the original meaning, the adaptions have expanded its use as a metaphor and an occasional idiom.

Examples of Tissue:

Science/medical: The physical tissues of plants and animals; may refer to different forms of organic materials.
Common usage: A thin form of disposable pulp paper for personal use as a cleaning or sanitary method.
Idiomatic usage: 'A tissue of lies' referring to a flimsy, easily disposed of series of untrue statements.
Associative usage: A 'tissue' may also be used as a description of a substance, in abstract.

Image Example of Tissue:

Example of nervous tissue.

Connective tissue proper.