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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Tejido

Tissue (TISH-oo)
A group or layer of cells that work together to perform a specific function.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.