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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; Any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels).

Usage examples (36)
  • The reticulum is the smallest, with a capacity of about one-half gallon.
  • These two proteins reside in the endoplasmic reticulum, which is a major site of protein synthesis.
  • The researchers also looked at the endoplasmic reticulum, which is where the folding process of proteins occurs in a cell.
  • The second stomach, the reticulum, was more formal. for more
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