The newsletter of the Memory Disorders Project at Rutgers University

What is Tissue

Tissue is a generic term for a group of cells in the body which act together to perform a function; thus, one may refer to brain tissue (i.e., the cells in the brain), skeletal tissue (i.e., bone), muscular tissue (i.e., muscles), etc.

by Catherine E. Myers. Copyright © 2006 Memory Loss and the Brain