endoplasmic reticulum

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endoplasmic reticulum

noun

Definition of ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM

:  a system of interconnected vesicular and lamellar cytoplasmic membranes that functions especially in the transport of materials within the cell and that is studded with ribosomes in some places — see cell illustration

First Known Use of ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM

1947

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