interstitial

[ˌɪntəstˈɪʃə͡l], [ˌɪntəstˈɪʃə‍l], [ˌɪ_n_t_ə_s_t_ˈɪ_ʃ_əl]

Definitions of interstitial:

  1.   Relating to spaces or interstices in any structure. – A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  2.   Pertaining to or containing interstices. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Lying between. – Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  4.   Occurring in interstices or spaces; cells within tissues. – A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  5.   Pert. to or containing interstices. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   Of or pertaining to interstices; intermediate; within the tissues; as, interstitial cavities or spaces in the tissues of animals or plants. – Newage Dictionary DB

Usage examples for interstitial:

  1. The inflammation of the connective tissue between the lobules is not infrequently observed in so- called interstitial pneumonia and may lead to the formation of whitish bands intersecting the lung tissues in various directions. ” – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. So also there are the minor and interstitial trades that are still carried on by handicraft methods; these, too, are still somewhat loosely held in the fabric of the business system. ” – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  3. 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.
  4. The interstitial form may terminate in abscesses and gangrene. ” – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  5. Vigor as a third factor, the ability to stand stress and strain of continued effort is dependent upon good adrenal and interstitial cell function. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  6. He adopts the view that the interstitial cells or gland are the source of the active hormone. ” – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  7. “ " If, for example, I were to say that you have interstitial keratitis, how would you be the wiser? ” – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. The boy becomes restless, irritable and quick- tempered when his thyroid and adrenals respond to the call of the interstitial cells. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  9. 59. Mention some of the chemical effects of interstitial water. ” – Geology by James Geikie
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. These interstitial cells form the interstitial gland. ” – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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
  16. 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

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