reticulum cells


reticulum cells
Cells of the reticuloendothelial system, found particularly in lymph nodes, bone marrow, and spleen. In lymph nodes they are stromal cells and probably not reticuloendothelial cells in the current sense of that term.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Reticulum — Re*tic u*lum, n.;pl. {Reticula}. [L. dim. of rete a net.] (Anat.) (a) The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells; also called the {honeycomb stomach}. (b) The neuroglia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • reticulum — [ri tik′yə ləm] n. pl. for 1, 3, & 4, reticula [ri tik′yələ] [L: see RETICULE] 1. a netlike pattern or structure; network 2. [R ] a S constellation between Dorado and Horologium 3. Biol. any network or netlike structure, as the weblike structure… …   English World dictionary

  • reticulum — 1. A fine network formed by cells, or formed of certain structures within cells or of connective tissue fibers between cells. 2. SYN: neuroglia. 3. The second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant, a comparatively small chamber communicating… …   Medical dictionary

  • reticulum — /ri tik yeuh leuhm/, n., pl. reticula / leuh/ for 1 3, gen. reticuli / luy / for 4. 1. a network; any reticulated system or structure. 2. Anat. a. a network of intercellular fibers in certain tissues. b. a network of structures in the endoplasm… …   Universalium

  • reticulum — re•tic•u•lum [[t]rɪˈtɪk yə ləm[/t]] n. pl. la ( lə). 1) a network; any reticulated system or structure 2) cbl a) a network of intercellular fibers in certain tissues b) a network of structures in the endoplasm or nucleus of certain cells 3) zool …   From formal English to slang

  • reticulum — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, small net Date: circa 1658 1. the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells compare abomasum, omasum, rumen 2. a reticulate structure ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reticulum cell — noun : one of the branched anastomosing cells of the reticuloendothelial system that form an intricate interstitial network ramifying through other tissues and organs and being especially abundant in perivascular connective tissue …   Useful english dictionary


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