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interstitium

 [in″ter-stish´e-um]

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.]

interstitium

/in·ter·sti·ti·um/ (-stish´ĭ-um)

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.

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.]

interstitium

the tissue space between cells.

interstitium

1. interstice.
2. interstitial tissue.
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Jens Titze and colleages have now shown that a high-salt diet in rats leads to the accumulation of salt in the interstitium in the skin.
The interstitium (the space between tissues) of the lungs includes portions of the connective tissue of the blood vessels and air sacs.
Pathophysiology of drug-induced nephropathy Level of the nephron Action Drugs Preglomerular Afferent arteriolar Cyclosporine (afferent arteriole) constriction Glomerulus Decreased GFR NSAIDs (prostaglandins) Gold, NSAIDs Glomerulonephritis Penicillamine, cisplatin Proximal tubules Acute tubular necrosis Aminoglycosides, radiocontrast dyes Distal tubules Renal tubular ACE inhibitors, acidosis type 4 cyclosporine Tubules and ducts Crystalluria Acyclovir, sulphonamide Interstitium Interstitial nephritis Penicillin, allopurinol Renal papilla Papillary necrosis NSAIDs, analgesics Table 2.
The linear thickening can manifest as thickening of interlobular septa with or without thickening of the intralobular interstitium or the linear deposition of material at the borders of the acini (1).
6] The most likely mode of spread has been presumed to be hematogenous; however, authors describe that vasculature and interstitium of the testis were free of tumour with noted extensive invasion of the seminiferous tubules.
Other parameters that have been reported to partially correlate with the reproductive status also were assessed: the number of epithelial layers in the seminiferous tubules, (9) the percentage of the tubular area in relation to interstitium in cross-section, (9) the number of spermatophages, (14) and the presence or absence of melanin.
An intact epithelium overlies an edematous stroma, which contains proteinaceous material within the interstitium (figure 1).
1), (3) Another uncommon thoracic complication is involvement of the pulmonary interstitium that can cause acute and rapidly fatal respiratory failure, (5), (6) and the formation of pleural masses that usually are asymptomatic but, rarely, develop haemothorax.
Fan H, Liu W, Yan P Pathological observation and immunohistochemistry study of Type I, III, IV collagen in mitral valve and cardiac interstitium of rheumatic disease.
This one feature - reduction of metastatic calcium depositions, peppered throughout organelles and cells and interstitium as well as in plaque - might be "the key" to results with intravenous EDTA chelation.
The presence of edema fluid in the pulmonary interstitium and in the alveoli increases the distance across which oxygen molecules must diffuse to enter the blood.