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Medical Term:

calreticulin

Pronunciation: kal-re-tik′yū-lin

Definition: Intracellular calcium-binding protein, with cell adhesion and vascular regulatory actions; found in the endoplasmic reticulum.

[calcium + (endoplasmic and cytoplasmic) reticula + -in]

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