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re·tic·u·lum / riˈtikyələm/ • n. (pl. -la / -lə/ ) 1. a fine network or netlike structure. See also endoplasmic reticulum. 2. Zool. the second stomach of a ruminant, having a honeycomblike structure, receiving food from the rumen and passing it to the omasum. DERIVATIVES: re·tic·u·lar / -lər/ adj.

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Reticulum

Re·tic·u·lum / riˈtikyələm/ Astron. a small southern constellation (the Net), between Dorado and Hydrus. ∎  [as genitive] (Re·tic·u·li / -lē/ ) used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Reticuli.

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reticulum

reticulum In Ruminantia, the second chamber of the stomach, having a honeycomb-like structure. This is sometimes linked with the rumen, so forming one large chamber.

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reticulum (ri-tik-yoo-lŭm) n. a network of tubules or blood vessels. See endoplasmic reticulum.

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reticulum The first of four chambers that form the stomach of ruminants. See Ruminantia.

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reticulum See ruminant.

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