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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

/in·ter·sti·tial/ (in″ter-stish´'l) pertaining to parts or interspaces of a tissue.

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

[in′tərstish′əl]
Etymology: L, inter + sistere, to stand
pertaining to the space between cells, as interstitial fluid, or between organs. Also intercellular.

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.

interstitial

pertaining to or situated between parts or in the interspaces of a tissue.

atypical interstitial pneumonia
interstitial cell adenoma
see interstitial cell tumor (below).
interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
luteinizing hormone.
interstitial cell
the cells of the connective tissue of the ovary or the testis (Leydig's cells), which furnish the internal secretion of those structures.
interstitial cell tumor
a common testicular tumor in old dogs. Most are benign and not associated with any major clinical disturbances but there may be concurrent perianal gland neoplasms, infertility and rarely feminization or viciousness. Called also Leydig cell tumor or interstitial cell adenoma.
interstitial edema
edema of the interstitial interlobular tissue in the lung.
interstitial emphysema
pulmonary emphysema with air accumulated in the interlobular connective tissue; characteristic of emphysema in cattle.
interstitial fluid
the extracellular fluid bathing cells in most tissues, excluding the fluid within the lymph and blood vessels.
interstitial gland
of the ovary, consisting of polyhedral epithelioid cells in the stroma of the ovary and have characteristics of cells which produce steroids.
interstitial nephritis
interstitial fluid pressure
pressure exerted by the free interstitial fluid; if the pressure is negative this tends to suck fluid out of the vascular system and into the tissue space; if the pressure is greater than the intravascular pressure fluid tends to move out of the tissue space.
interstitial pneumonia
interstitial space
tissue space.
interstitial tissue
connective tissue between the cellular elements of a structure.
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