cytoreticulum

noun
cy·​to·​reticulum

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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History and Etymology for cytoreticulum

New Latin, from cyt- + reticulum

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“Cytoreticulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytoreticulum. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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