interstitial cell n.
A cell that occurs between the germ cells of the gonads and that may furnish the male sex hormone. Also called Leydig cell.
- Interstitial cystitis
interstitial cystitis n. A chronic inflammatory condition of unknown cause involving the mucosa and muscular tissue of the bladder and resulting in reduced bladder capacity.
- Interstitial disease
interstitial disease n. A disease that chiefly affects the connective tissue framework of an organ.
- Interstitial emphysema
interstitial emphysema n.
- Interstitial gastritis
interstitial gastritis n. Inflammation of the stomach involving the submucous and muscle coats.