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plexiform

[plek-suh-fawrm] /ˈplɛk səˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a plexus.
2.
intricate; complex.
Origin of plexiform
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; plex(us) + -i- + -form
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  • It is also vascular and the veins which ramify it have a plexiform or net-work like arrangement.

    The Mystery of Space Robert T. Browne
  • Overgrowths in relation to the cutaneous nerves, especially the plexiform neuroma, occasionally originate in pigmented moles.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for plexiform

plexiform

/ˈplɛksɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
like or having the form of a network or plexus; intricate or complex
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plexiform in Medicine

plexiform plex·i·form (plěk'sə-fôrm')
adj.
Resembling or forming a plexus; weblike.

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