interstitium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪntɚˈstɪʃi.əm/

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

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative interstitium interstitia
Genitive interstitiī
interstitī1
interstitiōrum
Dative interstitiō interstitiīs
Accusative interstitium interstitia
Ablative interstitiō interstitiīs
Vocative interstitium interstitia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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