soft tissue

all the tissues of the body except the bones and organs

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  • soft tissue — ˌsoft ˈtissue 7 [soft tissue] noun uncountable, countable (anatomy) the parts of the body that are not bone, for example the skin and muscles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soft tissue — In medicine, the term soft tissue refers to tissues that connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body. Soft tissue includes muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, nerves, fibrous tissues, fat, blood vessels, and synovial… …   Wikipedia

  • soft tissue — Refers to muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • soft tissue — /sɒft ˈtɪʃu/ (say soft tishooh) noun the flesh of the body as distinct from bone and cartilage …   Australian English dictionary

  • Soft-tissue sarcoma — Classification and external resources ICD 9 171 DiseasesDB 31472 …   Wikipedia

  • Soft tissue therapy — (STT) is the assessment, treatment and management of soft tissue injury, pain and dysfunction primarily of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Licensed health care professionals who typically provide soft tissue manual therapy include chiropractors …   Wikipedia

  • Soft tissue sarcoma in cats and dogs — Soft tissue sarcoma refer to a broad group of tumors that originate from connective tissues. They tend to have similar histologic appearance and biological behavior, and can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Soft tissue… …   Wikipedia

  • Soft tissue injury — is damage of the soft tissue of the body.These types of injuries are a major source of pain and disability.The four fundamental tissues that are affected are the epithelial, muscular, nervous and connective tissues.Soft tissue injuries include… …   Wikipedia

  • Soft tissue technique — is used in osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM).Indications/contraindicationsSoft tissue technique is used to resolve dysfunctions commonly described by the mnemonic device TART (Tissue texture change, Asymmetry, Restriction, and Tenderness).… …   Wikipedia

  • Soft tissue pathology — is the subspecialty of surgical pathology which deals with the diagnosis and characterization of neoplastic and non neoplastic diseases of the soft tissues, such as muscle, adipose tissue, tendons, fascia, and connective tissues. Many… …   Wikipedia


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