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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ter·stice /ɪnˈtɝstəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ter·stice /ɪnˈtɝstəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·stice n.; pl. Interstices
 1. That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.
 2. An interval of time; specifically R. C. Ch., in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.
    Nonobservance of the interstices . . . is a sin.   --Addis & Arnold.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small structural space between tissues or parts of an
           organ; "the interstices of a network"
      2: small opening between things