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Pronunciation: re'to-per'i-the'le-um

Definition: The reticular cells related to the reticular fiber network, as in the stroma of lymphatic tissue.

[L. rete, net, + G. peri, around, + Mod. L. thelium, fr. G. thele, nipple]

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