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- n. An interstitial space within a tissue or organ.
- n. Specifically the tissue between the pulmonary alveoli and the bloodstream.
- n. A state between systems or spaces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In church arch., the place where the transept meets the nave and choir, this space often being covered by a tower or cupola; the cross.
Et dedit in manum servorum suorum, singulos greges seorsum: dixitque ad servos suos, Transite ante me, et interstitium ponetis inter gregem et gregem.
Et fuit, quum retraheret manum suam, ecce, egressus est frater ejus, et dixit, Cur rupisti super to interstitium?
A Style in Treason CHAPTER ONE The Karas, a fragile transship-she was really little more than a ferry, just barely meriting a name-came fluttering out of the interstitium. into the Flos Campi system a day late in a ball of rainbows, trailing behind her two gaudy contrails of false photons, like a moth unable to free herself of her cocoon.
Spenser ‘zephyrus’, and not ‘zephyr’; so ‘interstitium’ (Fuller) preceded ‘interstice’; ‘philtrum’ (Culverwell) ‘philtre’; ‘expansum’
I suppose, without much more difficulty be yielded, seeing that we may observe a very great _interstitium_ of Air betwixt the Object, and the Eye, makes it appear of a dead blew, far enough differing from a red, or yellow.
The deposits strongly stained for Congo red and, in most cases, had distinctive morphological features with diffuse involvement of the interstitium, arteries, and glomeruli.
Muscle tissue is composed of multinucleate myofibers surrounded by a basal lamina (extra-cellular matrix), which delineate the fibers from the interstitium consisting of vessels and connective tissue
Individual cells expressing CD24 were identified in the interstitium of later gestation and postnatal kidneys.
Rheumatoid lung is a disease of the tissue which makes up the walls of the alveoli, known as the interstitium.
Pulmonary LAM is a rare but serious lung disease that occurs when smooth muscle tissue proliferates within the interstitium of the lung in the form of characteristic thin-walled lung cysts.
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