Interstitial spaces


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Interstitial spaces

Spaces within body tissues that are outside the blood vessels. Interstitial spaces are also known as interstitial compartments.
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Learning takes place not only in the classrooms, he explains, but in the school's 'interstitial spaces'-corridors, open areas, shared spaces-where students can congregate, share ideas and collaborate.
However this study revealed, significant increaseof testicular weight with increasing thiram concentrations, which may be owed to elongated and enlarged lumen and interstitial spaces of the semineferous tubules.
Just as television reoriented the way we think about living rooms, mobile devices have taken over the interstitial spaces of our everyday lives.
A decrease in oncotic pressure allows fluid to leak from the interstitial spaces into the peritoneal cavity, producing ascites.
A stunning floating bridge spans over the building's first floor and connects classrooms and offices on the second floor while various interstitial spaces throughout serve as dynamic social areas for students to meet and interact.
Additional analysis is presented to demonstrate the effective UVC penetration of the coil's interstitial spaces and theoretical microbial reduction on coil surfaces.
Seminiferous tubules of the testis of high altitude rats (postnatal day 7) showing detached Basal lamina (DBL), spermatogonia resting on basal lamina and primary spermatocytes with pyknotic nuclei (PN) and interstititial endocrine cells (Leydig cell) (L) in the interstitial space. Wide interstitial spaces are observed (H&E, X1000).
The air lies in the interstitial spaces and can streak upwards into the neck and the subcutaneous soft tissue of the axilla and chest, inferiorly into the retroperitoneum and beyond the anatomical attachments of the pericardium.
Weaving loom loops and pushpins, which simulate semi-permeable membranes, make borders among the extracellular space/vascular space, intracellular space, and interstitial spaces. Each colored pebble represents components of the cellular and vascular space, such as water, blood, albumin, sodium, glucose, and potassium (see Figure 2).
This prevents dirt, snow, and wastes from entering into the Interstitial spaces of the ballast, thus extending the track bed's maintenance cycle--reducing costs as well as improving safety.
"By placing mechanical spaces on the roof, they can later function as interstitial spaces for vertical expansion, which will allow for easy tie-in to critical infrastructure in the future."