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  • reticulin — Constituent protein of reticular fibres: collagen Type III …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • reticulin — Name given to the chemical substance of reticular fibers, which once were thought to be distinct from collagen by reason of their distinctive structure and staining properties but are now regarded as type III collagen (with its associated… …   Medical dictionary

  • reticulin — re·tic·u·lin …   English syllables

  • reticulin — n. a protein that is the major constituent of reticular fibres …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • reticulin — rə̇ˈtikyələ̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary reticul + in : a protein substance similar to collagen and held to be a constituent of reticular tissue …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reticular fiber — Reticular fibers or reticulin is a histological term used to describe a type of structural fiber composed of type III collagen. Reticular fibers crosslink to form a fine meshwork (reticulum). This network acts as a supporting mesh in soft tissues …   Wikipedia

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