from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The reticular epidermal layer, more fully called corpus reticulare; the rete mucosum (which see, under rete).
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Uppsala, Almqvist & Wiksell AB, 285 pp. * This article is based in part on a lecture entitled "Camillo Golgi and the Nobel Prize", given at a symposium entitled "Golgi and Bizzozero nel centenario della scoperta dell'apparato reticulare interno" at the Accademia di
The reticular layer (stratum reticulare; deep layer) consists of strong interlacing bands, composed chiefly of white fibrous tissue, but containing some fibers of yellow elastic tissue, which vary in number in different parts; and connective-tissue corpuscles, which are often to be found flattened against the white fibrous tissue bundles.