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interstitium

/in·ter·sti·ti·um/ (-stish?ĭ-um)

in·ter·sti·ti·um

(ĭn′tər-stĭsh′ē-əm)
n.
An interstice.

interstitium

[-stish′ē·əm]
the space between cells in a tissue.

interstitium

A general term for the core substance of a tissue or a non-hollow solid organ which, in medical parlance, often refers to the interstitium of the lungs.

interstitium

 [in″ter-stish´e-um]

interstitium

1. interstice.
2. interstitial tissue.

in·ter·stit·i·um

(in'tĕr-stish'ē-ŭm),
A small area, space, or gap in the substance of an organ or tissue.
See also: connective tissue.
Synonym(s): interstice
[L.]

in·ter·stit·i·um

(in'tĕr-stish'ē-ŭm)
A small area, space, or gap in the substance of an organ or tissue.
See also: connective tissue
Synonym(s): interstice.
[L.]
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A computed tomography scan of the chest confirmed an interstitial micronodular infiltrate with thickening of the peribronchovascular interstitium, associated with paratracheal and left anterior mediastinal supracentimetric lymph nodes.
In addition, 9 of the 12 showed evidence of interstitial fibrosis with expansion of the interstitium by fibroblasts and collagen of varying degrees of severity.
The transcapillary filtration of low-molecular proteins, electrolytes and water into the interstitium is inhibited through a reduction of vascular permeability by the aescin [6].