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interstitial

 [in″ter-stish´al]
pertaining to or situated between parts or in the interstices of a tissue.

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.

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.

interstitial

adjective Referring to or occurring in the interstitium of a tissue.

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

interstitial

Pertaining to, or existing in, INTERSTICES.

Interstitial

Refers to the connective tissue that supports the "working parts" of an organ, in the case of the lungs the air sacs.

in·ter·sti·tial

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl)
Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure.
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