Medical Dictionary


noun re·tic·u·lum \ri-ˈtik-yə-ləm\
plural re·tic·u·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of RETICULUM

:  the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells—called also honeycomb; compare abomasum, omasum, rumen
:  a reticular structure :  network: as a :  the network of interstitial tissue composed of reticular fibers—called also reticular tissue b :  the network often visible in fixed protoplasm both of the cell body and the nucleus of many cells
July 02, 2015
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