INTERSTITIAL | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of interstitial in English

Examples of interstitial

For granular flows in which interstitial fluid effects are negligible the mechanical behaviour is determined entirely by the forces exerted at particle-particle contacts.
A filter-passing agent producing interstitial myocarditis in anthropoid apes and small animals.
The association of the interstitial layer with the basal lamina could also implicate it in the supportive function.
Approximately 5 % of the alveolar lining was thickened, lacked capillaries and contained abundant interstitial fibrils.
Priming with "reconstructed" blood allows continuous perfusion, since the longer duration of bypass is not associated with formation of interstitial edema.
The clear prime used in circulatory arrest leads to only limited formation of interstitial edema, provided that exposure to capillary leakage is reduced in time.
Most of the segregation vein is crystallized (approximately 95 % of the volume), but small interstitial glass patches still remain (around 5 %).
Estimation of interstitial edema was, therefore, inferred from clinical investigation.
Ovarian thecal/interstitial cells produce an epidermal growth factor-like substance.
The groundmass consists of plagioclase, pyroxene and glass with an interstitial texture.
The interstitial water in the surface sediment was totally depleted in oxygen.
Pulmonary complications include effusions and interstitial fibrosis, which occurs in about a fifth of patients.
Several other studies have focused on the nature and position of interstitial white-matter neurons lying deep to temporal and frontal cortices in schizophrenia.
The interstitial melt between the dendrites subsequently solidified from above to form composite solid.
Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis is a frequent finding in diffuse disease, whilst in limited cases, pulmonary hypertension is a feature.
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