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Interstitial is a generic term for referring to the space between other structures or objects. The word derives from the Latin interstitialis, literally "placed between", from inter, between, and sistere-stiti-statum, to place. Jump to: navigation, search Latin is an Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...

In crystallography, interstitial space refers to the open spaces within the crystal lattice. Jump to: navigation, search Crystallography (from the Greek words crystallon = cold drop / frozen drop, with its meaning extending to all solids with some degree of transparency, and graphein = write) is the experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in solids. ... Quartz crystal A crystal is a solid in which the constituent atoms, molecules, or ions are packed in a regularly ordered, repeating pattern extending in all three spatial dimensions. ... Jump to: navigation, search The ordinary meaning of lattice is the basis for several technical usages A cherry lattice pastry A mathematical lattice that is a type of partially ordered set. ...

In anatomy, interstitial cells are cells found in the spaces between organs and other tissues. Similarly, interstitial fluid is the fluid between organs and tissues, outside of the lymphatic or cardio vascular systems. Anatomical drawing of the human muscles from the Encyclopédie. ... Interstitial fluid is one of the two components of extracellular fluid besides plasma. ... Jump to: navigation, search In mammals including humans, the lymphatic vessels (or lymphatics) are a network of thin tubes that branch, like blood vessels, into tissues throughout the body. ... Jump to: navigation, search The circulatory system or cardiovascular system is the organ system which circulates blood around the body of most animals. ...

In television, interstitials refers to short programming which is often shown between movies or other events. Jump to: navigation, search Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ...

On the World Wide Web, interstitials are pages, such as advertisements or an age confirmation, that are displayed before an expected content page. Many people take issue with this form of online advertising. Jump to: navigation, search Graphic representation of the World Wide Web around Wikipedia The World Wide Web (WWW, W3, or simply Web) is an information space in which the items of interest, referred to as resources, are identified by global identifiers called Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs). ... Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ...

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Interstitium in the normal lung is mostly invisible on HRCT.
The interstitium in all of its locations contains lymphatics, which in this case are distended by tumor, thereby serving as a visible marker for the interstitium.
The thickened interstitium is evident by HRCT because the intervening, aerated alveolar parenchyma is normal.
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