having the form of a net; netlike.
intricate or entangled.
- re·tic·u·lar·ly, adverb
- in·ter·re·tic·u·lar, adjective
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How to use reticular in a sentence
The very telling fact is that damage to those structures—tiny lesions as small as the size of a match head in parts of the reticular activating system—obliterates all consciousness.
They are formed of a reticular tissue with comparatively few nuclei.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 | Francis Maitland Balfour
The medulla oblongata with its reticular ganglion seems to be the great rhythmic centre.Degeneracy | Eugene S. Talbot
The deeper portion of the true skin is known as the reticular portion, and is largely composed of adipose tissue.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Triangular meshes of the reticular sphere very regular, equilateral triangular.
The diameter of the sphere is about six or eight times as great as the thickness of its reticular wall.