reticular

[ ri-tik-yuh-ler ]SEE DEFINITION OF reticular
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Modern work has shewn that many cells, formerly described as granular, owe this appearance to a reticular protoplasmic framework.

Charring of the whole skin through the reticular layer, or deeper.

Triangular meshes of the reticular sphere very regular, equilateral triangular.

The diameter of the sphere is about six or eight times as great as the thickness of its reticular wall.

It was found that when the reticular framework of a nucleus prepares to divide, it separates into single segments.

The medulla oblongata with its reticular ganglion seems to be the great rhythmic centre.

They are formed of a reticular tissue with comparatively few nuclei.

The deeper portion of the true skin is known as the reticular portion, and is largely composed of adipose tissue.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Modern Latin reticularis, from Latin reticulum "little net" (see reticulate (adj.)).

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