interstitial growth


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in·ter·sti·tial growth

growth from a number of different centers within an area; in contrast with appositional growth, it can occur only when the materials involved are nonrigid, such as cartilage.

in·ter·sti·tial growth

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl grōth)
Growth from a number of different centers within an area; in contrast with appositional growth, it can occur only when the materials involved are nonrigid.
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