Meaning of TISSUE in English

TISSUE

noun

1 organic material

ADJECTIVE

▪ living

▪ healthy , normal

Vitamin C helps maintain healthy ~.

▪ damaged , diseased

▪ animal , human , plant

Dyes were extracted by boiling the plant ~.

▪ body , brain , intestinal , lung , muscle , etc.

▪ connective , scar

▪ surrounding

▪ fat , fatty , fibrous , soft

She treats skin and soft ~ injuries in casualty.

VERB + TISSUE

▪ damage

▪ remove

2 paper handkerchief

ADJECTIVE

▪ paper

▪ toilet

… OF TISSUES

▪ box , pack , package ( AmE ), packet , wad

She grabbed a wad of ~s from the box.

VERB + TISSUE

▪ use

▪ take

PREPOSITION

▪ on a/the ~

He wiped his nose on a ~.

▪ with a/the ~

She gently dabbed her eyes with a ~.

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