interstitial

[ˌɪntəstˈɪʃə͡l], [ˌɪntəstˈɪʃə‍l], [ˌɪ_n_t_ə_s_t_ˈɪ_ʃ_əl]

Definitions of interstitial:

  1.   Pertaining to or containing interstices. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2.   Pert. to or containing interstices. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   Occurring in interstices or spaces; cells within tissues. – A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  4.   Lying between. – Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.

Usage examples for interstitial:

  1. Indeed, it may be said that there are very few, if any, rocks in which the chemical action of interstitial water has not formerly been, or is not at present being, carried on. ” – Geology by James Geikie
  2. 4. Meanwhile, the leisurely Augustine of Cockburn drank from a tortoise- shell wassail cup to the health of an apotheosized recusant, who was his supererogatory patron, and an assistant recognizance in the immobile nomenclature of interstitial molecular phonics. ” – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  3. This is probably to be explained as following the gonadopause hi him- the cessation of activity of the interstitial cells. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  4. The larger sand grains touch and form comparatively large interstitial spaces into which the finer silt and clay grains filter. ” – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  5. In any attempt at measurement of men and women, the quality and quantity of the internal secretion of the interstitial cells must be respected as a fundamental consideration. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  6. These interstitial cells form the interstitial gland. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  7. The interstitial form may terminate in abscesses and gangrene. ” – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  8. The lung shows interstitial thickening from the outpouring of serum into its meshes. ” – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. 59. Mention some of the chemical effects of interstitial water. ” – Geology by James Geikie
  10. The sect exists today, and some of the most interesting studies of the internal secretion of the interstitial glands have been made among them. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.

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