granular endoplasmic reticulum

n.

Endoplasmic reticulum in which the cisternae are studded with ribosomes, associated with the synthesis of proteins.ergastoplasm

Nearby words

  1. grantsmanship,
  2. granul-,
  3. granular,
  4. granular cell tumor,
  5. granular conjunctivitis,
  6. granular layer,
  7. granular leukoblast,
  8. granular leukocyte,
  9. granular ophthalmia,
  10. granularity


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