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Cisterna

Definition noun plural: cisternae cis·ter·na, sɪˈstɜːnə (cell biology) The flattened membrane disk containing... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Cisterna pontis

Definition noun A large, fluid-filled cistern found on the ventral aspect of the pons. Supplement It occurs as a large space... Read More

Cistern

Definition noun, plural: cisterns (general) A reservoir or tank for storing water, especially a tank for holding rainwater... Read More

Perinuclear space

Definition noun plural: perinuclear spaces per·i·nu·cle·ar space The space or gap between the inner and outer... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A membrane-bound organelle that occurs as labyrinthine,... Read More

Rough endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: rough endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A type of endoplasmic reticulum wherein polyribosomes... Read More

Receptaculum chyli

receptaculum chyli --> cisterna chyli A dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk... Read More

Chyle cistern

Chyle cistern --> cisterna chyli a dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk and... Read More

Golgi apparatus

Definition noun Gol·gi ap·pa·rat·us, ˈgɔl dʒi ˌæpəˈreɪtəs (cell biology) An organelle that is comprised of... Read More

Sarcoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: sarcoplasmic reticula (cell biology) The special type of smooth endoplasmic reticulum found in... Read More

Glycoconjugate

Definition noun, plural: glycoconjugates A carbohydrate chemically linked to another compound, e.g. lipid or... Read More