tissue fluid

noun

Definition of tissue fluid

: a fluid that permeates the spaces between individual cells, that is in osmotic contact with the blood and lymph, and that serves in interstitial transport of nutrients and waste

Examples of tissue fluid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In zero gravity, astronauts' blood and tissue fluid shifts toward the head. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 3 Jan. 2020 Most general risks are delayed swelling, redness, bruising, scarring, hematoma (blood collection), seroma (tissue fluid collections). Nadra Nittle, Vox, 12 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of tissue fluid

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Tissue fluid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tissue%20fluid. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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tissue fluid

noun

Medical Definition of tissue fluid

: a fluid that permeates the spaces between individual cells, that is in osmotic contact with the blood and lymph, and that serves in interstitial transport of nutrients and waste

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