Definition of cytoreticulum
1 : a relatively solid mesh or framework in which the hyaloplasm is suspended according to some theories of protoplasmic structure
2 : a meshwork of cells and cell processes (as in connective tissues)
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Origin and Etymology of cytoreticulum
New Latin, from cyt- + reticulum
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