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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to small or narrow spaces in between things or parts.

Usage examples (36)
  • The term interstitial cystitis for the syndrome is considered inappropriate as it indicates inflammation in the interstitum, which is often not present.
  • IPF is one of a large family of diseases popularly referred to as interstitial lung disease
  • And the reason for that primarily is what we're dealing with now is what's called interstitial edema.
  • So, if you're interested in looking at cells in the body, the goo that surrounds the cells is referred to as interstitial space. for more
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