ιστός

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From Ancient Greek ἱστός (histos, mast, loom, web); the biological sense is the loaned French: tissu (tissu, woven fabric, biological tissue) translated.

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ιστός (istósm (plural ιστοί)

  1. (nautical) mast, spar
  2. (technology) aerial, antenna
    ιστός κεραίας (aerial mast)
  3. loom, warp, woven fabric
  4. spiderweb, spider web
  5. web
    Παγκόσμιος Ιστός (Worldwide Web)
  6. (figuratively) structure (of novel, film script, etc)
  7. (anatomy, biology) tissue, bundle (grouping of similar cells)
  8. flagpole

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