cellular tissue
Conjunctive Con*junc"tive, a. [L. conjunctivus.] 1. Serving to unite; connecting together. [1913 Webster]

2. Closely united. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Conjunctive mood} (Gram.), the mood which follows a conjunction or expresses contingency; the subjunctive mood.

{Conjunctive tissue} (Anat.), the tissue found in nearly all parts of most animals. It yields gelatin on boiling, and consists of vriously arranged fibers which are imbedded protoplasmic cells, or corpuscles; -- called also {cellular tissue} and {connective tissue}. Adipose or fatty tissue is one of its many forms, and cartilage and bone are sometimes included by the phrase. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cellular tissue — Cellular Cel lu*lar (s[e^]l [u^]*l[ e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See {Cellule}.] 1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells. [1913 Webster] 2. porous; containing cavities. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cellular tissue — noun 1. : areolar connective tissue 2. botany : tissue entirely parenchymatous …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellular tissue — loose connective tissue with large interspaces …   Medical dictionary

  • crude cellular tissue — žalia ląsteliena statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Dalis, likusi po pašaro apdorojimo hidroksido ir rūgšties tirpalais, sudaryta iš celiuliozės, hemiceliuliozės, lignino ir kitų polisacharidų. atitikmenys: angl. crude cellular tissue; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cellular — Cel lu*lar (s[e^]l [u^]*l[ e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See {Cellule}.] 1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells. [1913 Webster] 2. porous; containing cavities. [PJC] 3. pertaining …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cellular cryptogams — Cellular Cel lu*lar (s[e^]l [u^]*l[ e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See {Cellule}.] 1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells. [1913 Webster] 2. porous; containing cavities. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cellular plants — Cellular Cel lu*lar (s[e^]l [u^]*l[ e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See {Cellule}.] 1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells. [1913 Webster] 2. porous; containing cavities. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cellular theory — Cellular Cel lu*lar (s[e^]l [u^]*l[ e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See {Cellule}.] 1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells. [1913 Webster] 2. porous; containing cavities. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cellular — 1753, with reference to cellular tissue, from Mod.L. cellularis, from cellula little cell, dim. of cella (see CELL (Cf. cell)). Of mobile phone systems (in which the area served is divided into cells of a few square miles served by transmitters) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cellular — cel|lu|lar [ seljələr ] adjective 1. ) relating to or consisting of animal or plant cells: diseased cellular tissue 2. ) relating to a cellphone or its system of communication: cellular communications 3. ) made up of small units or enclosed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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