reticular

[ri-tik-yuh-ler]

adjective

having the form of a net; netlike.
intricate or entangled.
Anatomy. of or relating to a reticulum.

Origin of reticular

1590–1600; < New Latin rēticulāris, equivalent to Latin rēticul(um) reticle + -āris -ar1
Related formsre·tic·u·lar·ly, adverbin·ter·re·tic·u·lar, adjective
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Word Origin and History for reticular
adj.

1590s, from Modern Latin reticularis, from Latin reticulum "little net" (see reticulate (adj.)).

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reticular in Medicine

reticular

[rĭ-tĭkyə-lər]

adj.

Resembling a net in form; netlike.
Related formsre•tic′u•lation n.
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