reticular fiber(redirected from Reticular fibers)
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reticular fiber[re′tik·yə·lər ′fī·bər]
Any of the delicate, branching argentophile fibers conspicuous in the connective tissue of lymphatic tissue, myeloid tissue, the red pulp of the spleen, and most basement membranes. Also known as argentaffin fiber; argyrophil lattice fiber; precollagenous fiber.
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