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Interstitium: A Network of Living Spaces Supports Anatomical Interconnectedness
What researchers once regarded as a byproduct of biology may hold the key to understanding health and disease.
Interstitium: A Network of Living Spaces Supports Anatomical Interconnectedness
Interstitium: A Network of Living Spaces Supports Anatomical Interconnectedness

What researchers once regarded as a byproduct of biology may hold the key to understanding health and disease.

What researchers once regarded as a byproduct of biology may hold the key to understanding health and disease.

interstitium

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Cancer Cells Could Travel Through the Interstitium: Study
Marcus A. Banks | Apr 19, 2021 | 3 min read
The continuous network of fluid-filled compartments crosses organ barriers and might serve as a conduit for tumor cells to spread.
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Abby Olena, PhD | Mar 28, 2018 | 4 min read
A study confirms that the spaces between cells are fluid-filled, rather than tightly packed with connective tissue, but pathologists say the findings’ implications remain to be seen.
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