reticulum

Primary Meanings of reticulum

1.
n
any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
2.
n
the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
Full Definitions of reticulum
1

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

Types:
neural net, neural network
any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body
RF, reticular formation
a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone
RAS, reticular activating system
the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function
Type of:
network, web
an interconnected system of things or people
2

n the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

Synonyms:
second stomach
Type of:
breadbasket, stomach, tum, tummy
an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

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