: a relatively solid mesh or framework in which the hyaloplasm is suspended according to some theories of protoplasmic structure
: a meshwork of cells and cell processes (as in connective tissues)

Word History


New Latin, from cyt- + reticulum

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“Cytoreticulum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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