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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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By contrast, a crystalloid infusion will increase water content of the interstitium, potentially causing oedema, which impairs movement of oxygen and nutrients between capillaries and tissues.
Histological section of kidney of STZ-induced diabetes rats and treated with 10 mg/kg Glibenclamide showed mild congestion of the glomeruli and interstitium stroma of cortex (H and E stain, X80).
oleifera (Figure 1D), Group 7 treated with alcohol and then vitamin C (Figure 1G), Group 8 treated with vitamin C and alcohol (Figure 1H), and Group 10 treated with vitamin C only (Figure 1J) showed normal histological architecture of the testis when compared with control such as numerous seminiferous tubules containing swollen myoid living cells, spermatogenic living cells, spermatogonia, spermatocytes, spermatids, and spermatozoa and lumen filled with semen, in between the seminiferous tubules are the interstitial leydig cells, interstitium against background of connective tissues.
The disease affects the lungs in three ways: the lung tissue is damaged; the interstitium becomes inflamed; and fibrosis (scarring) begins in the alveoli (air sacs) and interstitium, and the lung becomes stiff, making it difficult to breathe.
Below pleura and focally in interstitium visible nodular aggregates of atypical cells with identical morphology (Figure 2B.
According to our research, a peculiar manifestation of the urinary disorders associated with HCMV in young children was interstitium of kidney and urinary system, and in some children combined with congenital development abnormalities (e.
As distinct from bacterial (or alveolar) pneumonia, IIPs affect the interstitium, the space between epithelial and endothelial basement membrane, and often also the alveolar epithelium, small airways, and vessels.
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].
A prominent layer smooth muscle was found lining these cystic spaces and was also identified within the interstitium between them (Figure 3).
These pressures may result in large fluid shifts from the vascular compartment into the interstitium and subsequently into the alveoli as the rate of removal of fluid by the lymphatic system is greatly exceeded (6,7).
The physiology of the lymphatic system is also outlined including protein circulation and transport and the physiology of the exchange processes between the interstitium and the function of the lymph vessels.