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

  • n. A netlike formation or structure; a network.
  • n. Zoology The second compartment of the stomach of ruminant mammals, lined with a membrane having honeycombed ridges.
  • n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Dorado and Horologium.

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  • n. A network
  • n. A pattern of interconnected objects.
  • n. : The second stomach in a cow or other ruminant


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

Latin rēticulum, diminutive of rēte, net.

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From Latin reticulum ("net").


  • And connected with it near to the entry of the oesophagus is what from its appearance is termed the ‘reticulum’ (or honeycomb bag); for outside it is like the stomach, but inside it resembles a netted cap; and the reticulum is a great deal smaller than the stomach.

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  • The reticulum is the smallest, with a capacity of about one-half gallon.

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  • Its structure is that of an ordinary cell-nucleus, viz., it consists of a reticulum or karyomitome, the meshes of which are filled with karyoplasm, while connected with, or imbedded in, the reticulum are a number of chromatin masses or chromosomes, which may present the appearance of a skein or may assume the form of rods or loops.

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  • From this bag (the paunch) in the act of rumination a certain portion of the food is ejected into the second chamber, which is termed the reticulum (i.e. a little net) from the peculiar arrangement of its inner or mucous surface, which is lined with a network of shallow hexagonal cells.

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  • The researchers also looked at the endoplasmic reticulum, which is where the folding process of proteins occurs in a cell.


  • These two proteins reside in the endoplasmic reticulum, which is a major site of protein synthesis.


  • Ribosomes use as code to make Protein The quantity plus transport of these proteins could be said to happen at the Protein factory The endoplasmic reticulum which is the lotsalayered membrane where the ribosomes are at Now rather simplistically if you have a double size radiator you can keep cooler Or if you have twice as big a factory you may make more products - Articles related to Plants give up some deep secrets of drought resistance

  • The above equation is used to compute the Shannon entropy (H) or degree of uncertainty that the genetic machinery has during the decoding of the message encoded by the ethylene specific receptors embedded in the endoplasmic reticulum membrane and transmitted into the nucleus by the ethylene signaling pathway.

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  • Automated with the import to endorse basic 1992 eu top bike logos, lada bore to grasp to violate a plan with an technique reticulum however of the second rhythmically exhausted interesting party protection.

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  • Among the four digestive chambers hoofed creatures possess, it is the cow's reticulum lining that is getting all the culinary play, particularly its protein-rich "honeycomb" lining shaped and textured like the bee variety.

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  • In Neal Stephenson's Anathem, a syndev reticulum is a computer network.

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