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interspace

[′in·tər‚spās]
(anatomy)
An interval between the ribs or the fibers or lobules of a tissue or organ.
(building construction)
An air space.
(physics)
An interval of space or time.
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45" indicates that the spinal level was a little cephalad to the L3-4 interspace.
Stimulation tests were conducted at FRC and with four surface electrodes placed over the upper-thoracic muscles from the axilla to near the sternum and from the first to the fifth interspaces.
Later whorls with fine thread-riblets that are much narrower than their interspaces.
With the patient in the sitting, flexed position, an 8 cm 18 gauge Tuohy needle was used to locate the epidural space at a lumbar interspace that was thought to be L3/4.
Metapostnotum with shiny interspaces between punctures.
glandulosa and adjoining interspace on rangeland sites with varying degrees of woody plant cover utilizing 20 by 50 cm quadrats.
A series of soil characteristics were measured beneath nurse plants and adjacent interspaces at CO.
While the natural plants had much larger diameters beneath the shrubs than in the interspaces between the shrubs, induced plants had the largest diameters in the shrub interspaces.
For fabric in which water is lodged in the interspaces, the softer top layer deforms to the fabric contours and is pushed into these spaces by the hard sub-layer, forcing out maximum water.
From the seed rain perspective, seed density was significantly different among microhabitats, with open interspaces collecting few, if any, seeds, and places under source trees receiving the highest densities.