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Meaning of RETICULUM

Pronunciation:  ri'tikyulum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
  2. [n]  any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
  3. [n]  a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus
 

RETICULUM is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: second stomach
 
 See Also: breadbasket, constellation, network, neural net, neural network, ruminant, stomach, tum, tummy, web

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*tic"u*lum\, n.;pl. {Reticula}. [L. dim. of rete a
net.] (Anat.)
(a) The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the
    mucous membrane form hexagonal cells; -- also called the
    {honeycomb stomach}.
(b) The neuroglia.

 

 

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