• WordNet 3.6
    • n reticulum the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    • n reticulum any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
    • n Reticulum a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reticulum (Anat) The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells; -- also called the honeycomb stomach.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reticulum a network: the second stomach of a ruminant: a southern constellation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dim. of rete, a net
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. reticulumrete, net.


In literature:

Further, we find that the reticulum within the nucleus is made up of two very different parts.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn
The second stomach or reticulum is also deeply grooved.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
Hyaloplasm: the clear, semi-fluid material between the meshes of the cell reticulum.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The giant-cells, the epithelioid cells, and the well-characterized reticulum appear as the tubercle increases in age.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
DORADO, the Sword Fish, lies east of Reticulum and west of Pictor.
"Astronomical Curiosities" by J. Ellard Gore
In the former is present the usual protoplasmic reticulum.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

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In science:

RNA translation, many of its components can also be adapted to treat mRNA adsorption on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and ER-assisted translation.
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
Solubilization of membrane proteins for two-dimensional gel electrophoresis: identification of sarcoplasmic reticulum membrane proteins.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
Behind this region there are hints of even bigger structures, possibly linking the huge Shapley Concentration and Horologium-Reticulum cluster complexes (Ebeling et al., proceedings).
Conference Summary: Mapping the Hidden Universe
The Cellular Component ontology refers to subcellular structures, with the proviso that the components be part of some larger ob ject, which may be an anatomical structure (e.g., rough endoplasmic reticulum (GO:0005791), nucleus (GO:0005634)) or a gene product group (e.g., ribosome (GO:0005840)).
Multiple tests of association with biological annotation metadata
Arp 2 matches the LMC cluster Reticulum (not plotted), which has rc ∼ 14.6 pc (see text).
Surface Brightness Profiles and Structural Parameters for Globular Clusters in the Fornax and Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies