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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And how can any animal tissue or animal stuff grow in a plant?
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Animal tissue culture plays a substantial role in the field of biotechnology, he added.
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And it can produce reliable results whether the animal tissue probed is fresh, frozen, or decomposed, the researchers said.
There is currently limited research into the use of cadaveric animal tissue for pleuroscopy training.
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Biological valves are made from animal tissue or other non-metallic materials, or may be taken from a donated heart.
The product was created using the company's ADAPT technology, which allows animal tissue to be prepared for human use without calcification issues.