animal tissue

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Noun1.animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animalsanimal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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
tissue - part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
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; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic system
cartilage, gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
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
nerve tissue, nervous 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
graft, transplant - (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
stroma - the supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)
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Currently available devices are made of cadaver or animal tissue that can cause sutures to pull, while the STR Graft is thinner (about 1 millimeter) and reportedly stronger.
They focus on making artificial "tissues" that mimic the corresponding animal tissue to allow meaningful experiments to be conducted.
The company said that today's grafts are made of artificial material or of animal tissue, both having limitations such as potential rejection, limited durability and calcification over time.
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Artists at the University of Western Australia, Perth, are using the medium of living animal tissue in their work, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.