conjunctive tissue

conjunctive tissue
noun
: sometimes lignified parenchymatous ground tissue in which the vascular bundles are embedded in certain dicotyledons (as the beet) and in those monocotyledons in which secondary thickening occurs

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  • Conjunctive 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjunctive tissue — tissue which connects other tissues and organs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conjunctive mood — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjunctive — conjunctively, adv. /keuhn jungk tiv/, adj. 1. serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue. 2. conjoined; joint: a conjunctive action. 3. Gram. a. (of a mode) subjunctive. b. (of a pronoun) conjunct. c. of the nature of a conjunction. d.… …   Universalium

  • conjunctive — con•junc•tive [[t]kənˈdʒʌŋk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue[/ex] 2) conjoined; joint 3) gram. a) pertaining to, being, or functioning like a conjunction b) gram. (of an adverb) serving to connect two clauses or …   From formal English to slang

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • connective 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Connection tissue — Connective Con*nect ive, a. Connecting, or adapted to connect; involving connection. [1913 Webster] {Connection tissue} (Anat.) See {Conjunctive tissue}, under {Conjunctive}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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