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interstitial

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adjective in·ter·sti·tial \ˌin-tər-ˈsti-shəl\

Definition of interstitial

  1. 1 :  relating to or situated in the interstices

  2. 2 a :  situated within but not restricted to or characteristic of a particular organ or tissue —used especially of fibrous tissue b :  affecting the interstitial tissues of an organ or part

  3. 3 :  being or relating to a crystalline compound in which usually small atoms or ions of a nonmetal occupy holes between the larger metal atoms or ions in the crystal lattice

interstitially

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1646

First Known Use of interstitial

1646

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interstitial

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adjective in·ter·sti·tial \ˌint-ər-ˈstish-əl\

Medical Definition of interstitial

  1. 1:  situated within but not restricted to or characteristic of a particular organ or tissue—used especially of fibrous tissue

  2. 2:  affecting the interstitial tissues of an organ or part <interstitial hepatitis>

  3. 3:  occurring in the part of a fallopian tube in the wall of the uterus <interstitial pregnancy>

interstitially

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