soft tissue

noun

: body tissue that is not hardened or calcified
specifically : tissue (such as tendon, muscle, skin, fat, and fascia) that typically connects, supports, or surrounds bone and internal organs
often used attributively
soft tissue sarcoma

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“Soft tissue.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/soft%20tissue. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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