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interstitial

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

adjective Referring to or occurring in the interstitium of a tissue.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

interstitial

Pertaining to, or existing in, INTERSTICES.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Interstitial

Refers to the connective tissue that supports the "working parts" of an organ, in the case of the lungs the air sacs.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·sti·tial

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl)
Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(1) In the correct clinical setting, a diagnosis of IPF should not be excluded if the CT pattern is more suggestive of another ILD, such as nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or sarcoidosis.
Desquamative interstitial pneumonia: an analytic review with an emphasis on aetiology.
All chest HRCT examinations were interperateted and scored by one radiologist who had experience in pulmonary HRCT manifestations of interstitial lung disease and was blinded to the study design.
An interstitial pregnancy is an uterine but an ectopic pregnancy, as it is located outside the uterine cavity in the part of the fallopian tube penetrating the muscular layer of the uterus.
Our case was diagnosed to have IIP for the following reasons: (1) her conditions did not suggest known causes of interstitial lung disease such as drug or inhalational exposure or collagen vascular diseases, (3) and (2) transbronchial biopsy and bronchoalveolar fluid analysis did not show pathogenic findings for hypersensitivity pneumonia, sarcoidosis or eosinophilic pneumonia.
A quantitatively controlled method to study pro-spectively interstitial cystitis and demonstrate the efficacy of pentosane polysulfate.
reported that four out of 33 patients with CTD-ILD had clubbing, and the prevalence of clubbing in CTD-ILD was significantly lower than in patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (16 out of 44 patients) [13].
Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) is a characteristic inflammatory infiltrate in the renal tubule-interstitium that is a leading cause of acute renal failure.
The interstitial part of the fallopian tube is the proximal portion located into the muscular wall of the uterus.
Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs) are a heterogeneous group of acute and chronic disorders with varying degrees of inflammation and fibrosis; the etiologies of which are unknown [1].