permanent tissue


: plant tissue that has completed its growth and differentiation and is usually incapable of meristematic activity

Examples of permanent tissue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In humans, venom causes severe swelling and instability of blood pressure, neuromuscular weakness and paralysis, hemorrhaging, and the death of skeletal muscle, leading to permanent tissue loss and amputations. Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times, 24 Dec. 2023 Then, in 2017, a skin infection caused permanent tissue and nerve damage to my right leg. Yesika Salgado,, 22 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of permanent tissue was in 1872

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“Permanent tissue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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