Tissue

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Definition

a tissue: a small paper or cloth square used to wipe or clean (your nose, for example)
noun
Please give me a tissue - I've been crying and need to dry my tears.

the (adipose) tissue: the (fatty) matter, flesh (medical term)
noun

Examples

  • "In the past 12 months have you had a transplant such as organ, tissue, or bone marrow?"
  • "Well I was trying 'The Tissue Diet' for a while."
  • "Dr. Loblaw : Basically we're going to cut a flap of corneal tissue using a knife with an oscillating blade, open it up and remove some tissue beneath the cornea with a laser."
  • "You eat half a box of tissues for breakfast, the other half at lunchtime and then a proper meal in the evening."
  • "I'm sure you'll find the job as gratifying as I found picking up your soiled tissues and discarded chocolate wrappers for the past decade as your special assistant."

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