Definition of interstitial
1 : relating to or situated in the interstices
2a : situated within but not restricted to or characteristic of a particular organ or tissue —used especially of fibrous tissueb : affecting the interstitial tissues of an organ or part
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
interstitiallyplay \ˌin-tər-ˈsti-shə-lē\ adverb
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Medical Definition of interstitial
1: situated within but not restricted to or characteristic of a particular organ or tissue—used especially of fibrous tissue
2: affecting the interstitial tissues of an organ or part interstitial hepatitis
3: occurring in the part of a fallopian tube in the wall of the uterus interstitial pregnancy
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