Meaning of “tissue” - Learner’s Dictionary

tissue

noun uk us /ˈtɪʃuː/
ANIMAL/PLANT [ C, U ]

the material that animals and plants are made of:

human brain tissue
FOR YOUR NOSE [ C ]

B1 a soft piece of paper that you use for cleaning your nose

FOR WRAPPING [ U ] (also tissue paper)

soft, thin paper that you cover things with in order to protect them

(Definition of “tissue” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)