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the fluid in spaces between the tissue cells, constituting about 16% of the weight of the body; closely similar in composition to lymph.
Synonym(s): tissue fluid
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in·ter·sti·tial flu·id(in'tĕr-stish'ăl flū'id)
The fluid in spaces between the tissue cells, constituting about 16% of the weight of the human body; closely similar in composition to lymph.
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interstitial fluidExtracellular fluid lying is small spaces around and between cells.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
intercellular fluida liquid (also called LYMPH when inside lymphatic vessels) that bathes all the cells of the body, and acts as a connecting link between the blood and the cells. An average human male with 42 litres of total body water would have about 7 litres of interstitial fluid.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
The fluid between cells in tissues. Referred to as the liquid subtance of the body.
Mentioned in: Lymphedema
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