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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.
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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
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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 ___.
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interstitial

adj intersticial
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Sphalerite, galena and pyrite have developed interstitially within the porous sandstone grit host forming laterally extensive sulphide layers.
judges look first for a statutory basis for the specific relief sought and, failing that, they are willing to develop the common law only interstitially rather than create expansive, general powers.
Jackson approaches genre interstitially: Snow is, to borrow Raley's formation, not-poem, not-story, not-monologue, not-novel.
In jurisdictions that have been historically solicitous of the death penalty, for example, state institutions have interstitially defined capital punishment exemptions in very restrictive ways.
Cell immunohistochemistry indicated that intracellular expression of vimentin was positive (2A), whereas that of the CK-19 was negative (2B), highlighting that these fibroblasts were interstitially derived [Figure 2].{Figure 2}
and must legislate, but they can do so only interstitially.").
The authors investigated the movement of interstitially infused macromolecules within the CNS in anesthetized rats with either high blood pressure and heart rate (induced by epinephrine) or low blood pressure and heart rate (induced by blood withdrawal) and in rats euthanized just before the infusion (no heart action) [49].
(237) Both state and federal legislatures have interstitially supplanted that body of law as they deemed necessary.
205, 221-22 (1917) (Holmes, J., dissenting) ("I recognize without hesitation that judges do and must legislate, but they can do so only interstitially; they are confined from 'molar to molecular motions.'"); H.L.A.
Previously known species that live interstitially in the sand of shallower waters also have a similar ventral ciliary band and are known to be deposit feeders.