TITLE

reticulum

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1897
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "reticulum" is presented. It refers to a cell organelle which is a complex network of membranous tubules in the cytoplasm between the nuclear and cell membranes. It is visible only with an electron microscope.
ACCESSION #
21244039

 

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