sarcoplasmic reticulum


sarcoplasmic reticulum

noun

Definition of SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM

:  the specialized endoplasmic reticulum of cardiac muscle and skeletal striated muscle that functions especially as a storage and release area for calcium

First Known Use of SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM

1953

sarcoplasmic reticulum

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM

: the endoplasmic reticulum of cardiac muscle and skeletal striated muscle that functions especially as a storage and release area for calcium

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