reticulum

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Synonyms for reticulum

any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)

the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

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The nucleus of these cells was irregularly shaped and smooth endoplasmic reticula were scattered in the cytoplasm.
(10) Histochemical or electronmicroscopic confirmation of the oncocytic (mitochondrial) nature of the cytoplasm is necessary because cytoplasmic accumulation of smooth endoplasmic reticula, lysosomes, or secretory granules may have a similar appearance.
Many undamaged secretory cells exhibited dilated endoplasmic reticula, hypertrophic Golgi complexes, and peripheral location of secretory granules, which usually are morphologic features of increased cellular activities.