interstitial fluid

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in·ter·sti·tial flu·id

the fluid in spaces between the tissue cells, constituting about 16% of the weight of the body; closely similar in composition to lymph.
Synonym(s): tissue fluid
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·ter·sti·tial flu·id

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl flū'id)
The fluid in spaces between the tissue cells, constituting about 16% of the weight of the human body; closely similar in composition to lymph.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

interstitial fluid

Extracellular fluid lying is small spaces around and between cells.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

interstitial fluid

or

intercellular fluid

a liquid (also called LYMPH when inside lymphatic vessels) that bathes all the cells of the body, and acts as a connecting link between the blood and the cells. An average human male with 42 litres of total body water would have about 7 litres of interstitial fluid.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Interstitial fluid

The fluid between cells in tissues. Referred to as the liquid subtance of the body.
Mentioned in: Lymphedema
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It was observed in testes that seminiferous tubule, basal membrane structure, and interstitial region showed a structure similar to control group.
Leydig cells were observed to be closer to normal in interstitial region (Figure 5d).
A partially decrease in apoptotic cell number, edema in interstitial region and dilation with hemorrhage in blood vessels were observed.
In interstitial region, a decrease in inflammatory cell number was observed while no presence of hemorrhage was detected.
On the other hand, the interface sample was rougher, showing a two-phase microstructure consisting of a light matrix and relatively dark interstitial regions in the phase image.
The interface and bulk microstructures showed a two-phase structure consisting of bright nodular domains with dark interstitial regions in the AFM phase images.

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