interstitium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): ˌɪntɚˑstɪʃiəm

Noun[edit]

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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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

interstitium n (genitive interstitiī); second declension

  1. gap, interstice, interval

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative interstitium interstitia
genitive interstitiī interstitiōrum
dative interstitiō interstitiīs
accusative interstitium interstitia
ablative interstitiō interstitiīs
vocative interstitium interstitia