Meaning of INTERSTITIAL in English

INTERSTITIAL

adjective Date: 1646 relating to or situated in the interstices, 2. situated within but not restricted to or characteristic of a particular organ or tissue, affecting the ~ tissues of an organ or part, being or relating to a crystalline compound in which usually small atoms or ions of a nonmetal occupy holes between the larger metal atoms or ions in the crystal lattice, ~ly adverb

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