ιστός

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See also: ἱστός and -ιστος

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἱστός (histós, mast, loom, web). The biological sense is a semantic loan from French tissu.

Noun[edit]

ιστός (istósm (plural ιστοί)

  1. mast, spar on a ship
    Synonyms: κατάρτι (katárti), άλμπουρο (álmpouro)
  2. (technology) aerial, antenna
    ιστός κεραίαςistós keraíasaerial mast
    Synonym: κεραία (keraía)
  3. flagpole
  4. loom, warp, woven fabric
    Synonym: στημόνι (stimóni)
  5. spiderweb, spider web
  6. web
    Παγκόσμιος ΙστόςPagkósmios IstósWorldwide Web
    Synonym: δίχτυ (díchty)
  7. (figuratively) structure (of novel, film script, etc)
  8. (anatomy, biology) tissue, bundle (grouping of similar cells)
    λιπώδης ιστόςlipódis istósadipose tissue

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