interstitial growth n.
Growth originating in different centers within a structure or an area, characteristic of tissues formed of nonrigid materials.
- Interstitial hernia
interstitial hernia n. A hernia in which the protrusion is between any two of the layers of the abdominal wall.
- Interstitial keratitis
interstitial keratitis n. See parenchymatous keratitis.
- Interstitial lamella
interstitial lamella n. One of the lamellae of partially resorbed osteons occurring between newer, complete osteons. Also called ground lamella, intermediate lamella.
- Interstitial nephritis
interstitial nephritis n. Nephritis in which the interstitial connective tissue is chiefly affected.