The interstitial compartment of the kidney, comprising the extravascular intertubular spaces of the renal parenchyma, with their attendant cellular elements and extracellular substances, bounded on all sides by epithelial and vascular basement membranes. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18575881 https://doi.org/10.1038/ki.1991.49 ]

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definition
  • The interstitial compartment of the kidney, comprising the extravascular intertubular spaces of the renal parenchyma, with their attendant cellular elements and extracellular substances, bounded on all sides by epithelial and vascular basement membranes.
editor note
  • See https://sourceforge.net/p/geneontology/ontology-requests/10941/
function notes
  • The interstitium is necessarily involved in all intrarenal exchange processes since the reabsorption and secretion of fluid and solutes implicates a transit across the interstitial compartment.
has exact synonym
  • renal stroma
  • renal interstitial tissue
  • interstitial tissue of kidney
  • renal interstitium
  • stroma of kidney
has related synonym
  • kidney interstitium group
id
  • UBERON:0005215
structure notes
  • The fibroblasts in the interstitium provide the 'skeleton' of the tissue and maintain the three-dimensional architecture of the tissue.