There are 2 definitions of Reticulum in English:

Reticulum

Syllabification: Re·tic·u·lum
Pronunciation: /riˈtikyələm
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A small southern constellation (the Net), between Dorado and Hydrus.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Reticuli /riˈtikyəˌlī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Reticuli

Origin

Latin, diminutive of rete 'net'.

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There are 2 definitions of Reticulum in English:

reticulum

Syllabification: re·tic·u·lum
Pronunciation: /riˈtikyələm
 
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noun (plural reticula /-lə/)

  • 1A fine network or netlike structure. See also endoplasmic reticulum.
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    • The cytoplasm contained numerous mitochondria, fragmented rough endoplasmic reticula, small lipid droplets, and free ribosomes.
    • The typical stellate reticulum and microcyst formation often seen in follicular ameloblastoma, however, was rarely encountered.
    • Generally, oxidative stress in skeletal muscles leads to an increase in cytosolic calcium levels and a slowed rate of calcium uptake into the sarcoplasmic reticulum.
  • 2 Zoology The second stomach of a ruminant, having a honeycomblike structure, receiving food from the rumen and passing it to the omasum.
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    • All digesta was removed and weighed from the reticulum, omasal folds, mid-omasum, abomasum, small intestine, caecum, colon, and rectum.

Derivatives

reticular

adjective
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  • Mitotic figures are variably present, and tumor aggregates may extend into the reticular dermis or even subcutaneous fat.
  • A thin lamina propria composed of collagenous, elastic, and reticular fibers may harbor accumulations of lymphocytes, which play an important role in safeguarding the body from inhaled pathogenic organisms.
  • Collagen and reticular fibers stain blue; elastic fibers, yellow or pink; nuclei, fibrin, and neuroglial fibrils, red.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin, diminutive of rete 'net'.

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