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interstitialadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈstɪʃ.əl/ us   /ˌɪn.tɚˈstɪʃ.əl/
  • interstitial adjective (medical)

specialized medical relating to spaces between cells, tissues, or organs in the body: Deficiencies of sodium and water can cause shrinkage of the interstitial space.
specialized medical relating to connective tissue that supports the working parts of an organ in the body
  • interstitial adjective (BETWEEN)

formal relating to the space or time between things: the interstitial parts of the movie that punctuate the main action
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