noun, plural re·ti·a [ree-shee-uh, -shuh, -tee-uh] /ˈri ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ti ə/.
Words nearby rete
Origin of rete
OTHER WORDS FROM retere·ti·al [ree-shee-uh l] /ˈri ʃi əl/, adjective
Examples from the Web for retia
But, as is well known, retia are also found in other mammals far removed in the series from these under consideration.
Tamandua has also retia, which are also found in the Spider-monkeys.
Some of the internal arteries of Whales break up into retia mirabilia.
In both, retia mirabilia are developed in the tail (in spite of its reduction in the Sloths) and in the limbs.