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endoplasmic reticulum

  

      n   an extensive intracellular membrane system in which certain proteins are synthesized by particles (ribosomes) attached to the membrane, for transport through or secretion from the cell  
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endoplasm  
      n     (Cytology)   the inner cytoplasm that in many cells is more granular and fluid than the outer cytoplasm (see ectoplasm (sense 1))  
   endoplasmic             adj  


endoplasmic reticulum  
      n   an extensive intracellular membrane system in which certain proteins are synthesized by particles (ribosomes) attached to the membrane, for transport through or secretion from the cell  

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