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soft tissue

A generic term for muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue matrix

soft tissue,

n a system of osteopathic techniques for diagnosing and treat-ing somatic dysfunctions within tissues other than bones or joints. See also somatic dysfunction.

soft tissue,

n body tissue except bone, teeth, nails, hair, and cartilage.
soft tissue undercut,

soft

lacking in firmness.

soft fat
unpleasant soft fat occurs in pigs fed for too long on kitchen swill.
soft khaki weed
soft palate myositis
a cause of dorsal displacement of the soft palate in horses, resulting in chronic obstruction of the airway during exercise.
soft rolypoly
salsolakali.
soft rush
juncuseffusus.
soft shell disease
fish eggs lose their turgidity and become flat and wrinkled; the cause is unknown.
soft shelled eggs
hen eggs with soft shells occur in birds affected by avian infectious bronchitis and can persist for a long time into the recovery period.
soft ticks
ticks lacking a dorsal shield or scutum; members of the family Argasidae, e.g. Argas persicus. Called also nonscutate.
soft tissue
tissue other than bone and cartilage.
soft x-ray beam
made at low kVp output. The beam has low energy and weak penetration.