reticulation

[ ri-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ rɪˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

a reticulated formation, arrangement, or appearance; network.

Nearby words

  1. reticulate,
  2. reticulate python,
  3. reticulated bone,
  4. reticulated tracery,
  5. reticulately,
  6. reticule,
  7. reticulin,
  8. reticulo-,
  9. reticulocyte,
  10. reticulocytopenia

Origin of reticulation

First recorded in 1665–75; reticulate + -ion

Related formsin·ter·re·tic·u·la·tion, noun

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Word Origin and History for reticulation

reticulation

n.

1670s, noun of action or state from reticulate (v.).

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