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soft tissue

noun
1.
the soft parts of the human body as distinct from bone and cartilage
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  • At the very center is a small core of soft tissue known as the pith.

    Studies of Trees Jacob Joshua Levison
  • Not a handkerchief or a piece of chamois, but soft tissue paper.

  • That it could be an exit wound which looked very much like an entrance wound with the missile striking nothing but soft tissue?

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • So the small girl was permitted to lift the top and peep into the folds of soft tissue paper.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • A thin, soft tissue that connects two parts, or lines a body.

    The Insect Folk Margaret Warner Morley
  • She wrapped a naked little fact up in a soft tissue of romance and wonder.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • The sensitive laminæ are thin plates of soft tissue covering the entire anterior surface of the coffin bone.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture

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