reticulo-, reticul-, reticu-; reti-, ret-; reticulato-
(Latin: net, small net; a netlike structure, a network)
The tumors have endothelium-lined channels and vascular spaces mixed with aggregates of spindle-shaped cells; they may remain confined to skin and subcutaneous tissue, but widespread visceral involvement may occur.
Kaposi's sarcoma is endemic in certain parts of Central Africa and Central and Eastern Europe, and a virulent and disseminated form occurs in immunocompromised patients.
The chromatin is the substance that forms chromosomes and contains DNA, RNA, and various proteins.
2. Etymology: from Latin reticulum, "little net".