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endoplasmic reticulum

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A membrane network within the cytoplasm of cells involved in the synthesis, modification, and transport of cellular materials.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A network of membranes within the cytoplasm of cells, where proteins and lipids are synthesized.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If the requested protein is for export, manufacture occurs at an organelle known as the endoplasmic reticulum ER.

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