ιστός

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From Ancient Greek ἱστός (histós, 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 κεραίαςistós keraías ― aerial mast
  3. flagpole
  4. loom, warp, woven fabric
  5. spiderweb, spider web
  6. web
    Παγκόσμιος ΙστόςPankósmios Istós ― Worldwide Web
  7. (figuratively) structure (of novel, film script, etc)
  8. (anatomy, biology) tissue, bundle (grouping of similar cells)
    λιπώδης ιστόςlipódis istós ― adipose tissue

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