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

endoplasmic reticulum

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical 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 rough endoplasmic reticulum

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