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endoplasmic reticulum


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A membrane network within the cytoplasm of cells involved in the synthesis, modification, and transport of cellular materials.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A network of membranes within the cytoplasm of cells, where proteins and lipids are synthesized.


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