interstitium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin interstitium, from inter (between) + sistere (to stand, place).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): ˌɪntɚˑstɪʃiəm

NounEdit

interstitium (plural interstitia)

  1. (medicine) An interstitial space within a tissue or organ.
  2. (medicine) Specifically the tissue between the pulmonary alveoli and the bloodstream.
  3. (philosophy) A state between systems or spaces.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

interstitium n (genitive interstitiī); second declension

  1. gap, interstice, interval

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative interstitium interstitia
genitive interstitiī interstitiōrum
dative interstitiō interstitiīs
accusative interstitium interstitia
ablative interstitiō interstitiīs
vocative interstitium interstitia
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 13:41