endoplasmic reticulum
noun Date: 1947 a system of interconnected vesicular and lamellar cytoplasmic membranes that functions especially in the transport of materials within the cell and that is studded with ribosomes in some places — see cell illustration

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  • endoplasmic reticulum — n a system of interconnected vesicular and lamellar cytoplasmic membranes that functions esp. in the transport of materials within the cell and that is studded with ribosomes in some places see ROUGH ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM * * * a system of… …   Medical dictionary

  • endoplasmic reticulum — endoplasmic reticulum. См. эндоплазматический ретикулюм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • endoplasmic reticulum —  Endoplasmic Reticulum  (ER)  Эндоплазмический ретикулум (ЭР)  1. Шероховатый (гранулярный) эндоплазматический ретикулум   система плоских мешочков в цитоплазме цистерн, стенка которых состоит из мембраны. К внешней поверхности мембраны… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • endoplasmic reticulum — n. a system of folded membranes, channels, and flattened sacs in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells, involved in the synthesis, storage, and transport of various substances necessary to cell function: as the point of attachment for ribosomes, it… …   English World dictionary

  • Endoplasmic reticulum — The endoplasmic reticulum (Greek endo = within (prefix), plásma = formed entity , Latin reticulum = little net ), or ER, is an organelle found in all eukaryotic cells that is an interconnected network of tubules, vesicles and cisternae. The lacey …   Wikipedia

  • endoplasmic reticulum — Cell Biol. a network of tubular membranes within the cytoplasm of the cell, occurring either with a smooth surface (smooth endoplasmic reticulum) or studded with ribosomes (rough endoplasmic reticulum), involved in the transport of materials. See …   Universalium

  • endoplasmic reticulum — (en do plas mik rē tik u lum) A system of membranous tubules and flattened sacs (cisternae) in the cytoplasmic matrix of eucaryotic cells. Rough or granular endoplasmic reticulum (RER or GER) bears ribosomes on its surface; smooth or agranular… …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • endoplasmic reticulum — endoplas′mic retic′ulum n. cbl a network of tubular membranes within the cytoplasm of the cell, occurring either with a smooth surface (smooth endoplasmic reticulum) or studded with ribosomes (rough endoplasmic reticulum), involved in the… …   From formal English to slang

  • endoplasmic reticulum — endoplazminis tinklas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Submikroskopinis ląstelės organoidas, sudarytas iš citoplazmoje išsiskaidžiusių ir tarpusavyje sudarančių sistemą kanalėlių ir pūslelių, atliekančių metabolitų transporto ląstelių… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • endoplasmic reticulum — A network of double membranes continuous with the cell membrane and nuclear membrane; if lined with ribosomes called rough, if unlined called smooth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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