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Tissue Adhesions definition: Pathological processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.
Adipose Tissue definition: Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.
Adipose tissue definition: Dense irregular connective tissue, which predominantly consists of adipocytes.
adipose tissue definition: connective tissue composed of fat cells lodged in the meshes of areolar tissue.
Adipose tissue definition: Dense irregular connective tissue, which predominantly consists of adipocytes.
Adipose Tissue definition: A specialized form of connective tissue consisting primarily of adipocytes (fat cells), surrounded by a meshwork of collagen fibers.
Cartilage definition: A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.
cartilage definition: nonvascular form of connective tissue composed of chondrocytes embedded in a matrix of type II collagen and chondroitin sulfate; divided into three types: hyaline cartilage, fibrocartilage, and yellow or elastic white fibrocartilage.
cartilage definition: (KAR-tih-lij) A tough, flexible tissue that lines joints and gives structure to the nose, ears, larynx, and other parts of the body.
Cartilage tissue definition: Regular connective tissue, which consists of chondrocytes and related cells, the intercellular matrix of which is chondrified. Examples: hyaline cartilage, fibrocartilage, elastic cartilage.
Cartilaginous Tissue definition: A type of connective tissue composed of chondrocytes and an extracellular matrix, composed of collagen, elastin, and ground substance. There are three types of cartilage; namely elastic, hyaline, and fibrocartilage.
Cartilage (tissue) definition: Regular connective tissue, which consists of chondrocytes and related cells, the intercellular matrix of which is chondrified. Examples: hyaline cartilage, fibrocartilage, elastic cartilage.
Choristoma definition: A mass of histologically normal tissue present in an abnormal location.
Choristoma definition: Proliferation of normal tissue in an anatomic site in which this particular type of tissue is not normally present.
Connective Tissue definition: Tissue that supports and binds other tissues. It consists of CONNECTIVE TISSUE CELLS embedded in a large amount of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX.
Connective tissue definition: Tissue which consists of fibroblasts, osteocytes or chondrocytes and intercellular matrix produced by these cells. Examples: bone (tissue), dense regular elastic tissue, areolar tissue, neuroglia, adipose tissue.
connective tissue definition: tissue that supports and binds other tissues; consists of connective tissue cells embedded in a large amount of extracellular matrix.
connective tissue definition: Supporting tissue that surrounds other tissues and organs. Specialized connective tissue includes bone, cartilage, blood, and fat.
Portion of connective tissue definition: Tissue which consists of fibroblasts, osteocytes or chondrocytes and intercellular matrix produced by these cells. Examples: bone (tissue), dense regular elastic tissue, areolar tissue, neuroglia, adipose tissue.
Connective Tissue definition: The supporting or framework tissue of the animal body, formed of fibrous and ground substance with more or less numerous cells of various kinds; it is derived from the mesenchyme, and this in turn from the mesoderm; the varieties of connective tissue are: areolar or loose; adipose; dense, regular or irregular, white fibrous; elastic; mucous; and lymphoid tissue; cartilage; and bone; the blood and lymph may be regarded as connective tissues the ground substance of which is a liquid.
Elastic Tissue definition: Connective tissue comprised chiefly of elastic fibers. Elastic fibers have two components: ELASTIN and MICROFIBRILS.
elastic tissue definition: form of connective tissue in which the elastic fibers predominate; it constitutes the ligamenta flava of the vertebrae and the ligamentum nuchae, especially of quadrupeds; it occurs also in the walls of the arteries and of the bronchial tree, and connects the cartilages of the larynx.
elastin definition: collagen-like, elastic protein found in yellow connective tissue.
Elastin definition: Elastin (786 aa, ~68 kDa) is encoded by the human ELN gene. This protein is involved in the elasticity of the extracellular matrix.
Ependyma definition: A thin membrane that lines the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the SPINAL CORD.
Ependyma definition: A thin membrane that lines the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord.
Epithelium definition: One or more layers of EPITHELIAL CELLS, supported by the basal lamina, which covers the inner or outer surfaces of the body.
Epithelium definition: Tissue, which consists of one or more layers of epithelial cells and a basement membrane; it covers the external surface of the body and lines the internal surfaces of the anatomical structures. Examples: simple squamous epithelium, glandular cuboidal epithelium, transitional epithelium, myoepithelium.
epithelium definition: thin layer of tissue that covers the inner or outer surfaces of organs, glands, and other structures within the body.
epithelium definition: (EP-ih-THEE-lee-um) A thin layer of tissue that covers organs, glands, and other structures within the body.
Portion of epithelium definition: Tissue, which consists of one or more layers of epithelial cells and a basement membrane; it covers the external surface of the body and lines the internal surfaces of the anatomical structures. Examples: simple squamous epithelium, glandular cuboidal epithelium, transitional epithelium, myoepithelium.
Granulation Tissue definition: A vascular connective tissue formed on the surface of a healing wound, ulcer, or inflamed tissue. It consists of new capillaries and an infiltrate containing lymphoid cells, macrophages, and plasma cells.
Histocompatibility definition: The degree of antigenic similarity between the tissues of different individuals, which determines the acceptance or rejection of allografts.
histocompatibility definition: ability to accept grafts between individuals.
Histocompatibility Testing definition: Identification of the major histocompatibility antigens of transplant DONORS and potential recipients, usually by serological tests. Donor and recipient pairs should be of identical ABO blood group, and in addition should be matched as closely as possible for HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS in order to minimize the likelihood of allograft rejection. (King, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
histocompatibility typing definition: identification of the major histocompatibility antigens of transplant donors and potential recipients, usually by serological tests.
Mast Cells definition: Granulated cells that are found in almost all tissues, most abundantly in the skin and the gastrointestinal tract. Like the BASOPHILS, mast cells contain large amounts of HISTAMINE and HEPARIN. Unlike basophils, mast cells normally remain in the tissues and do not circulate in the blood. Mast cells, derived from the bone marrow stem cells, are regulated by the STEM CELL FACTOR.
mast cell definition: granulated cells that are found in almost all tissues, most abundantly in the skin and the gastrointestinal tract; like basophils, contain large amounts of histamine and heparin but unlike basophils, mast cells normally remain in the tissues and do not circulate in the blood; mast cells, derived from the bone marrow stem cells, are regulated by stem cell factor.
mast cell definition: A type of white blood cell.
Mast Cell definition: Mast cells are hematopoietic tissue cells that contain coarse, basophilic, metachromatic granules. They are believed to contain heparin and histamine and derive from hematopoietic progenitor cells.
Tissue Adhesives definition: Substances used to cause adherence of tissue to tissue or tissue to non-tissue surfaces, as for prostheses.
Tissue Banks definition: Centers for acquiring, characterizing, and storing organs or tissue for future use.
Tissue Collection definition: A repository of the tissue specimen, cells or cell lines, for experimental purpose. It can be from different diseases or different parts of the body.
Tissue Distribution definition: Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.
Tissue Donors definition: Individuals supplying living tissue, organs, cells, blood or blood components for transfer or transplantation to histocompatible recipients.
tissue donor definition: individual organism that supplies tissue to be used in another body, as a person who furnishes an organ for transplantation in a histocompatible recipient.
Tissue Donor definition: Someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person.
EXPANDER, SURGICAL, SKIN GRAFT definition: A manual surgical instrument for general use is a nonpowered, hand-held, or hand-manipulated device, either reusable or disposable, intended to be used in various general surgical procedures. The device includes the applicator, clip applier, biopsy brush, manual dermabrasion brush, scrub brush, cannula, ligature carrier, chisel, clamp, contractor, curette, cutter, dissector, elevator, skin graft expander, file, forceps, gouge, instrument guide, needle guide, hammer, hemostat, amputation hook, ligature passing and knot-tying instrument, knife, blood lancet, mallet, disposable or reusable aspiration and injection needle, disposable or reusable suturing needle, osteotome, pliers, rasp, retainer, retractor, saw, scalpel blade, scalpel handle, one-piece scalpel, snare, spatula, stapler, disposable or reusable stripper, stylet, suturing apparatus for the stomach and intestine, measuring tape, and calipers. A surgical instrument that has specialized uses in a specific medical specialty is classified in separate regulations in Parts 868 through 892.
Tissue Expansion Devices definition: Devices used to generate extra soft tissue in vivo to be used in surgical reconstructions. They exert stretching forces on the tissue and thus stimulate new growth and result in TISSUE EXPANSION. They are commonly inflatable reservoirs, usually made of silicone, which are implanted under the tissue and gradually inflated. Other tissue expanders exert stretching forces by attaching to outside of the body, for example, vacuum tissue expanders. Once the tissue has grown, the expander is removed and the expanded tissue is used to cover the area being reconstructed.
Skin Expansion Implants definition: Devices designed for temporary implantation under the skin to produce tension and an increase in the amount of skin tissue. These devices are typically balloons that are inserted under the skin and periodically expanded by injections of fluid (e.g., saline solution). The excess of skin grown (e.g., on the back or buttocks) can be harvested and used at another body site where skin was lost due to trauma, burns, or wounds; the technique is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery after radical mastectomy to facilitate the subsequent implantation of a permanent (e.g., a silicone) breast implant).
Tissue Expansion definition: A procedure whereby the body is stimulated to generate extra soft tissue by the application of stretching forces that stimulate new growth of tissue which, over a period of time, results in a 2-dimensional expansion of the tissue. The procedure is used in reconstructive surgery for injuries caused by trauma, burns, or ablative surgery. Various types of TISSUE EXPANSION DEVICES have been developed that exert stretching forces.
Tissue Extracts definition: Preparations made from animal tissues or organs (ANIMAL STRUCTURES). They usually contain many components, any one of which may be pharmacologically or physiologically active. Tissue extracts may contain specific, but uncharacterized factors or proteins with specific actions.
tissue definition: collections of cells organized in a cooperative arrangement for the purpose of performing a particular function.
tissue definition: (TISH-oo) A group or layer of cells that are alike and that work together to perform a specific function.
Tissue definition: Organ part, which is uncountable and consists of similarly specialized cells and intercellular matrix, aggregated according to genetically determined spatial relationships; together with other tissues, it constitutes an organ component. Examples: epithelium, muscle (tissue), connective tissue, neural tissue, lymphoid tissue.
Tissues definition: Collections of differentiated CELLS, such as EPITHELIUM; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; MUSCLES; and NERVE TISSUE. Tissues are cooperatively arranged to form organs with specialized functions such as RESPIRATION; DIGESTION; REPRODUCTION; MOVEMENT; and others.
Portion of tissue definition: Anatomical structure which has as its parts cells of predominantly one type with or without intercellular matrix. Examples: epithelium, muscle tissue, connective tissue, neural tissue, lymphoid tissue.
TISSUE definition: An anatomical structure consisting of similarly specialized cells and intercellular matrix, aggregated according to genetically determined spatial relationships, performing a specific function. (NCI)
Tissue definition: An anatomical structure consisting of similarly specialized cells and intercellular matrix, aggregated according to genetically determined spatial relationships, performing a specific function.
Tissue Kallikreins definition: A family of trypsin-like SERINE ENDOPEPTIDASES that are expressed in a variety of cell types including human prostate epithelial cells. They are formed from tissue prokallikrein by action with TRYPSIN. They are highly similar to PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN. EC 3.4.21.35.
Human Glandular Kallikrein definition: The glandular kallikrein gene family comprises 25-30 homologous genes that encode specific proteases involved in the processing of biologically active peptides. Expression of glandular kallikrein, like PSA, seems to be restricted to the prostate. (from OMIM 147960 and NCI)
Tissue Transplantation definition: Transference of tissue within an individual, between individuals of the same species, or between individuals of different species.
Tissue Embedding definition: The technique of placing cells or tissue in a supporting medium so that thin sections can be cut using a microtome. The medium can be paraffin wax (PARAFFIN EMBEDDING) or plastics (PLASTIC EMBEDDING) such as epoxy resins.
Tissue Fixation definition: The technique of using FIXATIVES in the preparation of cytologic, histologic, or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all the constituent elements.
Carts, Tissue definition: Carts used to store and transport clean supplies and contaminated materials during procedures involving infected tissue. The purpose of these carts is to keep contamination confined to one place and to have the necessary equipment on hand to prevent the surgeon or nurse from becoming contaminated by the infected tissue.
CASSETTES, TISSUE definition: Tissue processing equipment consists of devices used to prepare human tissue specimens for diagnostic histological examination by processing specimens through the various stages of decalcifying, infiltrating, sectioning, and mounting on microscope slides.
Areolar connective tissue definition: Loose connective tissue located at the outer and inner layers of organs. Examples: submucosal connective tissue, tunica adventitia of artery, papillary dermis, superficial fascia of dorsum of hand.
Areolar connective tissue definition: Loose connective tissue located at the outer and inner layers of organs. Examples: submucosal connective tissue, tunica adventitia of artery, papillary dermis, superficial fascia of dorsum of hand.
hematopoietic tissue definition: an aggregation of similarly specialized cells that takes part in the production of the formed elements of the blood.
hematopoietic tissue definition: Tissue in which new blood cells are formed.
animal tissue definition: tissue and cells derived from nonhuman animals for use in research, as opposed to whole living animals.
Fetal Tissue definition: Any tissue from a fetus.
Infiltration of tissue definition: To penetrate a tissue or substance.
Infiltration definition: The process of the diffusion or accumulation in a tissue or cells of a substance not normal to it or in amounts above normal. (NCI)
Bone tissue definition: Regular connective tissue, which consists of osteocytes and related cells, the intercellular matrix of which is ossified. Examples: woven bone, lamellar bone.
Bone (tissue) definition: Regular connective tissue, which consists of osteocytes and related cells, the intercellular matrix of which is ossified. Examples: woven bone, compact bone (tissue).
Bone Tissue definition: The mineralized osseous tissue that gives rigidity to the bones and forms its honeycomb-like three-dimensional internal structure.
human tissue definition: index on projects employing indirectly obtained normal or abnormal tissues, body fluids, excretions, cells, biochemicals, etc; sources can include eye and tissue banks, blood banks, surgically excised tissue, or postmortem tissue.
GRINDER, TISSUE definition: Tissue processing equipment consists of devices used to prepare human tissue specimens for diagnostic histological examination by processing specimens through the various stages of decalcifying, infiltrating, sectioning, and mounting on microscope slides.
tissue engineering definition: application of bioengineering and biomimetic principles for the restoration, repair, replacement, and assembly of functional tissues and organs; application of engineering and life sciences in development of artificial tissues or organs using living cells and different types of biomaterial matrices such as hydrogel, 3 dimentional mesh scaffolds or biodegradable polymers; engineered tissues can restore, maintain, or improve tissue function.
Tissue Engineering definition: Generating tissue in vitro for clinical applications, such as replacing wounded tissues or impaired organs. The use of TISSUE SCAFFOLDING enables the generation of complex multi-layered tissues and tissue structures.
Hepatic Tissue definition: The tissue of the liver. It includes the hepatic lobules, hepatic sinusoids, perisinusoidal spaces, and portal triad. The hepatic lobules are composed of hepatocytes.
Lung Tissue definition: Tissue consisting of an external serous coat, subserous areolar tissue and lung parenchyma. The parenchyma is made up of lobules wound together by connective tissue. A primary lobule consists of a terminal bronchiole, respiratory bronchioles, and alveolar ducts, which communicate with many alveoli, each alveolus being surrounded by a network of capillary blood vessels.
Skin definition: The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
Skin definition: Nonparenchymatous organ that consists of the dermis and epidermis. Subdivisions of the skin surround various body parts; as a whole, the skin constitutes the external layer of the body. Examples: There is only one skin.
skin definition: covering of the outer region of the body that protects it from the environment.
Skin definition: Natural covering of the body.
Integument definition: Organ system subdivision which consists of the skin and the superficial fascia. Examples: There is only one integument.
SKIN definition: An organ that constitutes the external surface of the body. It consists of the epidermis, dermis, and skin appendages. (NCI)
Integument definition: Organ system subdivision which consists of the skin and the superficial fascia. Examples: There is only one integument.
Skin definition: An organ that constitutes the external surface of the body. It consists of the epidermis, dermis, and skin appendages.
Bladder Tissue definition: The tissue that forms the bladder wall. It consists of mucosa, muscular coat, and serosal surface.
Cryopreserved Tissue definition: Tissues which are indefinitely maintained in a viable state at extremely low temperatures.
Esophageal Tissue definition: The tissue of the esophageal wall. It is composed of mucosa, a muscular coat, and a serosal surface.
Gastric Tissue definition: The tissue that lines the stomach. It is composed of epithelium.
Gastric Tissue definition: The tissue of the stomach. It is composed of a fibrous outer layer bounded by smooth muscle, the submucosa, and the mucosa. The mucosa of the stomach consists of secretory cells that produce hydrochloric acid and gastric enzymes.
Fresh Tissue definition: Tissue that is not frozen or embedded in preservatives
Mammary Gland Tissue definition: Tissue of the gland of the skin of female mammals that secretes milk. In the human female, it is composed of numerous lobules having alveolar ducts and alveoli, which are the secretory portion of the gland.
Annotated Tissue definition: A concise, detailed, description record of cell specimen(s) or tissues for clinical and laboratory applications. The information recorded contains explanatory guidelines or notes regarding the sample. This data collection enables multiple disciplines with special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of carcinomas to facilitate the conduct of clinical- and laboratory-based cancer research.
tissue definition: [1] Gewebe [2] Stoff [3] Taschentuch, Papiertaschentuch
 
 
deGerman
Gewebe definition: [1] Aus einem Garn hergestellter Stoff [2] Organisches Material eines Lebewesen
 
nlDutch
weefsel definition: [1] Gewebe, etwas, das gewebt wurde [2] Anatomie: Gewebe ==== Übersetzungen ====
 
frFrench
tissu definition: Matériau constitué de fils entrelacés.
tissu definition: Enchevêtrement de choses.
tissu definition: Ensemble de cellules ayant une structure et des fonctions identiques.