ιστός

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See also: ἱστός and -ιστος

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

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ιστός (istósm (plural ιστοί)

  1. (nautical) mast, spar
  2. (technology) aerial, antenna
    ιστός κεραίαςistós keraíasaerial mast
  3. flagpole
  4. loom, warp, woven fabric
  5. spiderweb, spider web
  6. web
    Παγκόσμιος ΙστόςPagkósmios IstósWorldwide Web
  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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