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interstitial

 [in″ter-stish´al]
pertaining to or situated between parts or in the interstices of a tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·sti·tial

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl),
1. Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure.
2. Relating to spaces within a tissue or organ, but excluding such spaces as body cavities or potential space. Compare: intracavitary.
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interstitial

(ĭn′tər-stĭsh′əl)
adj.
1. Relating to, occurring in, or affecting interstices.
2. Anatomy Relating to or situated in the small, narrow spaces between tissues or parts of an organ: interstitial cells; interstitial fluid.

in′ter·sti′tial·ly adv.
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interstitial

adjective Referring to or occurring in the interstitium of a tissue.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·sti·tial

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl)
1. Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure.
2. Relating to spaces within a tissue or organ, but excluding such spaces as body cavities or potential space.
Compare: intracavitary
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

interstitial

Pertaining to, or existing in, INTERSTICES.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Interstitial

Refers to the connective tissue that supports the "working parts" of an organ, in the case of the lungs the air sacs.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·sti·tial

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl)
Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012