5 amazing facts about the Interstitium (new organ in the body)

By STAB1995 | Organs and how they work | 11 Mar 2021


In my other post I have written about our new organ 'the Interstitium'. What this new organ is, where it lies and what the function is. After I finished my post I realized that I could write way more about this new organ, but a post that is long and has a lot of information could become boring quite quickly. Thats why this new post will have 5 small facts about the Interstitium.

#1 The name Interstitium comes from the latin words INTER and SISTERE. INTER meaning 'between' and SISTERE meaning 'to place'. So Interstitium means 'between the other places'.

 

#2 The Interstitium was discovered in 2018 by Benias et al. Link

 

#3The Interstitium weighs about 20% of your body weight.

 

#4 The Interstitium is our largest organ

 

#5 The Interstitium may play a key role in the functions of all major tissues and organs: Link

 

Questions, feedback or ideas for new posts? Leave a comment.

Kind regards,

Sascha Bargi BSc. Pt. & MSc. Ost. in training

Recources 

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-23062-6?utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=commission_junction&utm_campaign=3_nsn6445_deeplink_PID100062364&utm_content=deeplink 

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321344 

How do you rate this article?


1

0

STAB1995
STAB1995

BSc. Pt., MSc. Ost. in training, Writer and a Crypto enthusiast


Organs and how they work
Organs and how they work

A blog all about organs and the functions.

Send a $0.01 microtip in crypto to the author, and earn yourself as you read!

20% to author / 80% to me.
We pay the tips from our rewards pool.