TISSUE, n. tish'u.

1. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colors.

A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire.

2. In anatomy, texture or organization of parts. The peculiar intimate structure of a part is called its tissue. A part of a fibrous structure is called a fibrous tissue. The organs of the body are made up of simpler elements, some generally diffused through the body,and others peculiar to particular organs. These simpler structures are called the tissues of the body; as the cellular tissue; the mucous tissue, &c. The cellular tissue is the cellular membrane.

3. A connected series; as, the whole story is a tissue of forgeries or of falsehood.