Any of a number of different kinds of materials that make up the body, such as muscle, tendon, ligament, and bone. (SS, TG)
one of materials of body, for example soft tissue (skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons and cartilage) and hard tissue (bones and teeth).
a part of the body characterized by specific characteristics, such as muscle, bone, or cartilage. The term is also used to refer to any part of the body with a specific half time for loading and unloading nitrogen or even a theoretical compartment.