retiform

[ ree-tuh-fawrm, ret-uh- ]
/ ˈri təˌfɔrm, ˈrɛt ə- /

adjective

netlike; reticulate.

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Origin of retiform

1685–95; <New Latin rētiformis, equivalent to Latin rēt- (stem of rēte) net + -i--i- + -formis-form
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British Dictionary definitions for retiform

retiform
/ (ˈriːtɪˌfɔːm, ˈrɛt-) /

adjective

rare netlike; reticulate

Word Origin for retiform

C17: from Latin rēte net + forma shape
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Medical definitions for retiform

retiform
[ rētə-fôrm′, rĕtə- ]

adj.

Arranged like a net; reticulate.
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