Interstitial space


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Interstitial space

The fluid filled areas that surround the cells of a given tissue; also known as tissue space.
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Furthermore, a severe decrease in interstitial space and severe atrophy of Leydig cells was observed.
The contamination analysis entailed culturing microbial samples from the coil surfaces with sterile swabs (Healthlink, Inc.) and collection of a hard black material coming from within the interstitial space of the cooling coil fins.
This is in accord with Liu & Du (2002) that reported swelling in the interstitial space of rat testes as early as postnatal day 3, and observed a few myoid cells with elongate nuclei in the peritubular tissue.
In the group that received UUO alone, tubular atrophy and enlarged interstitial space were observed together with increased ECM deposition.
192 Farben (192 Colors), 1966, though arbitrary in selection and allocation of colors, still looks strikingly handpainted, and therefore subjective, including even the white interstitial space; Richter subsequently switched from using oil to enamel.
At 2 weeks to 8 weeks after radiation, electron microscopy revealed vacuolization of Type II epithelial cells, total emptying of lamellar bodies, massive shedding of microvilli, partial necrosis and exfoliation of Type II epithelium, increased vacuolization of capillary endothelial cells, large amount of nondecomposed collagen fibers exudation from the capillaries into the interstitial space and into the alveolar lumen.
The Zapatista movement, which since 1994 has struggled to wrest control over local resources from the central government in favor of local (mostly indigenous) people in Chiapas, Mexico, is an example of the operation of interstitial space.
The fire was almost completely limited to the casino level and the interstitial space above.
When its original hospital was constructed in 1979, the building was one of the first children's hospitals to incorporate column-free space and interstitial space for mechanical and utility systems.
The interstitial space between the two concrete surfaces provides an area for the mechanical, electric, plumbing, and fire protection subsystems.
Around and between the cells and vascular space is the blue interstitial space.