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in·ter·sti·tial

 (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

(ˌɪntəˈstɪʃəl)
adj
1. of or relating to an interstice or interstices
2. (Chemistry) physics forming or occurring in an interstice: an interstitial atom.
3. (Chemistry) chem containing interstitial atoms or ions: an interstitial compound.
4. (Biology) anatomy zoology occurring in the spaces between organs, tissues, etc: interstitial cells.
n
(Chemistry) chem an atom or ion situated in the interstices of a crystal lattice
ˌinterˈstitially adv

in•ter•sti•tial

(ˌɪn tərˈstɪʃ əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to, situated in, or forming interstices.
2. situated in the interstices of a tissue or organ.
n.
3. an imperfection in a crystal caused by the presence of an extra atom in an otherwise complete lattice.
[1640–50]
in`ter•sti′tial•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.interstitial - of or relating to interstices
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in·ter·sti·tial

a. intersticial, rel. a los espacios dentro de un tejido, órgano o célula;
___ cell stimulating hormonehormona ___ que estimula células;
___ cystitiscistitis ___;
___ diseaseenfermedad ___;
___ emphysemaenfisema ___;
___ fluidfluido ___;
___ gastritisgastritis ___;
___ growthcrecimiento ___;
___ herniahernia ___;
___ nephritisnefritis ___;
___ pregnancyembarazo ___.

interstitial

adj intersticial
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Today we know that the basement membrane of the endothelium is covered in proteoglycans and glycoproteins, the so-called "glycocalyx layer", that act as a second barrier to limit the extravasation of fluids to the interstitial space in addition to filling other roles such as preventing the adhesion of leukocytes and platelets.
At 2 weeks to 8 weeks after radiation, electron microscopy revealed vacuolization of Type II epithelial cells, total emptying of lamellar bodies, massive shedding of microvilli, partial necrosis and exfoliation of Type II epithelium, increased vacuolization of capillary endothelial cells, large amount of nondecomposed collagen fibers exudation from the capillaries into the interstitial space and into the alveolar lumen.
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