tissue layer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tissue layer a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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Usage

In literature:

Santa Claus hurriedly pawed over the upper layer and then took out a little package wrapped in tissue paper.
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
In flat bones we find two layers or plates of compact tissue at the surface, and a spongy tissue between.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
THE CORIUM is composed of dense connective tissue, the superficial layer of which bears minute papillae.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
But did I attribute my supremacy in this regard to accumulating and thickening layers of tissue in the general vicinity of my midriff?
"One Third Off" by Irvin S. Cobb
Layers of damaged tissue peeled off in his hand, but he continued massaging and changing the solutions, first saline, then nutrient broth.
"Star Surgeon" by Alan Nourse
This is apt to be the case in very thin women when the abdomen is not covered by a sufficient layer of fatty tissue.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
When you join them, notice that under the bark of each there is a thin layer of soft, juicy tissue.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Basement membrane: that thin layer of tissue upon which the epithelium rests.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
By removing the subserous cellular tissue, we lay bare the peritonaeum, which forms the eighth layer of the inguinal region.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Make a door of stiff pasteboard painted or covered with a layer of brown tissue-paper pasted on the outside.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
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In news:

A 3D printing process was used to build up layers to form the board and foot of the bio- bot from hydrogel - a biologically inert goo often used in tissue engineering work.
Bladeless, optical entry to provide the surgeon direct visualization of all tissue layers during abdominal entry for enhanced patient safety.
Covidien has launched the Versaport bladeless optical 5 mm trocar which will give surgeons clear visualization of the tissue layers during insertion in laparoscopic and thoracic procedures.
A uterine fibroid is a leiomyoma (benign (non-cancerous) tumor from smooth muscle tissue) that originates from the smooth muscle layer (myometrium) of the uterus.
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In science:

Other examples include polycrystalline domains in metals, ceramics, magnetic domains, biological tissues and mono layers of fatty acids on surface of water.
Inhomogenous Poisson Networks and Random Cellular Structures
The retina is the layer of tissue on the inside back wall of your eyeball.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Realizations of layered systems can be found in biological tissues, in the atmosphere, and in coated optical devices.
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
Cholanic acid derivatives can interrupt integrity of blood vessel walls, increase their permeability and dilate lumens of vessels of derma papillary layer (i.e. to influence rate of entering tissues by phagocytes). (See Appendix 7.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
The phantom models for tissue types: the background fat tissue is a assigned a value of 1.0, the modeled fibro-glandular tissue takes a value of 1.1, the outer skin layer is set to 1.15, and the micro-calcifications are assigned values in the range [1.8,2.3].
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
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