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tissue

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Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.
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tissue

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tissue ({{{1}}})
  1. Thin, woven, gauze-like fabric.
  2. A sheet of absorbent paper, especially one that is made to be used as tissue paper, toilet paper or a handkerchief.
  3. Absorbent paper as material.
    Irish S****** is one of world's largest tissue producers.
  4. (biology) A group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
    • 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 10.
      But it is similarly necessary that flesh and each of the other tissues should be the ratio of its elements, or that not one of them should;

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