Interstitium definition

(medicine) An interstitial space within a tissue or organ.
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(medicine) Specifically the tissue between the pulmonary alveoli and the bloodstream.
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(philosophy) A state between systems or spaces.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
interstitium
Plural:
interstitia

Origin of interstitium

  • From Latin interstitium, from inter (“between”) + sistere (“to stand, place”).

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