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reticulin

Saltos de línea: re|ticu|lin
Pronunciación: /rɪˈtɪkjʊlɪn
 
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Definición de reticulin en inglés:

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[mass noun] Biochemistry
A structural protein resembling collagen, present in connective tissue as a network of fine fibres, especially around muscle and nerve fibres.
Example sentences
  • The nature, abundance and architecture of collagen and other fibres, like elastin and reticulin, are responsible for the tone, firmness and youth of our skin.
  • Special stains for reticulin highlighted a rich network invested around individual cells and in some areas around groups of cells.
  • The remainder of the marrow showed a good hematopoietic reserve and slightly increased reticulin.

Origen

late 19th century: from reticular (see reticulum) + -in1.

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