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Medical Term:

reticular substance


a filamentous plasmatic material, beaded with granules, demonstrable by means of vital staining in the immature red blood cells;

Synonym(s): reticular formation

Synonym(s): alpha substance, filar mass, filar substance, substantia reticularis1, substantia reticulofilamentosa

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