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interstice

 [in-ter´stis]
an interval, space, or gap in a tissue or structure.
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·stit·i·um

(in'tĕr-stish'ē-ŭm),
A small area, space, or gap in the substance of an organ or tissue.
See also: connective tissue.
Synonym(s): interstice
[L.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·ter·stit·i·um

(in'tĕr-stish'ē-ŭm)
A small area, space, or gap in the substance of an organ or tissue.
See also: connective tissue
Synonym(s): interstice.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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