Meaning of reticulum

re•tic•u•lum

Pronunciation: (ri-tik'yu-lum), [key]
— pl. gen. -la -li
  1. a network; any reticulated system or structure.
    1. a network of intercellular fibers in certain tissues.
    2. a network of structures in the endoplasm or nucleus of certain cells.
  2. the second stomach of ruminating animals, between the rumen and the omasum. See diag. under
  3. (cap.)the Net, a southern constellation between Dorado and Hydrus.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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