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rɪˈtɪk yə ləmRetic·u·lum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Reticulumnoun

    a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus

  2. reticulumnoun

    any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)

  3. reticulum, second stomachnoun

    the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

Wiktionary

  1. Reticulumnoun

    A small constellation of the southern summer sky, said to resemble a reticle. It lies between the constellations of Horologium and Dorado.

    Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.

  2. reticulumnoun

    A network

    Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.

  3. reticulumnoun

    A pattern of interconnected objects.

    Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.

  4. reticulumnoun

    The second stomach in a cow or other ruminant

    Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reticulumnoun

    the second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells; -- also called the honeycomb stomach

    Etymology: [L. dim. of rete a net.]

  2. Reticulumnoun

    the neuroglia

    Etymology: [L. dim. of rete a net.]

Freebase

  1. Reticulum

    Reticulum is a small, faint constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for a small net, or reticle—a net of crosshairs at the focus of a telescope eyepiece that is used to measure star positions. The constellation is best viewed between October and December, but cannot be seen from middle to northern latitudes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Reticulum

    The second stomach of ruminants. It lies almost in the midline in the front of the abdomen, in contact with the liver and diaphragm and communicates freely with the RUMEN via the ruminoreticular orifice. The lining of the reticulum is raised into folds forming a honeycomb pattern over the surface. (From Concise Veterinary Dictionary, 1988)

Entomology

  1. Reticulum

    a net-work; as of a cell.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reticulum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reticulum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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