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in·ter·sti·tial / ˌintərˈstishəl/ • adj. of, forming, or occupying interstices: the interstitial space. ∎  Ecol. (of minute animals) living in the spaces between individual sand grains in the soil or aquatic sediments: the interstitial fauna of marine sands.DERIVATIVES: in·ter·sti·tial·ly adv.

interstitial

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interstitial Pertaining to the spaces (interstices) between sedimentary particles.

interstitial

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interstitial Pertaining to the spaces (interstices) between sedimentary particles.

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