rough endoplasmic reticulum

noun

Definition of rough endoplasmic reticulum

: endoplasmic reticulum studded with ribosomes

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Recent Examples on the Web The nucleus contains the genetic information of a cell, which gets translated and produced into proteins in the rough endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparatus, two other organelles. Gabriel A. Silva, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Rough endoplasmic reticulum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rough%20endoplasmic%20reticulum. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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rough endoplasmic reticulum

noun

Medical Definition of rough endoplasmic reticulum

: endoplasmic reticulum that is studded with ribosomes

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