reticuloendothelial

adjective

re·​tic·​u·​lo·​en·​do·​the·​li·​al ri-ˌti-kyə-lō-ˌen-də-ˈthē-lē-əl How to pronounce reticuloendothelial (audio)
: of, relating to, or being the reticuloendothelial system

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin reticulum + endothelium

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reticuloendothelial was in 1915

Dictionary Entries Near reticuloendothelial

Cite this Entry

“Reticuloendothelial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reticuloendothelial. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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Medical Definition

reticuloendothelial

adjective

re·​tic·​u·​lo·​en·​do·​the·​li·​al ri-ˈtik-yə-lō-ˌen-də-ˈthē-lē-əl How to pronounce reticuloendothelial (audio)
: of, relating to, or being the reticuloendothelial system
reticuloendothelial tissue
reticuloendothelial cells
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