retiform

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

netlike; reticulate.

Nearby words

  1. reticulopenia,
  2. reticulosis,
  3. reticulospinal tract,
  4. reticulum,
  5. reticulum cell sarcoma,
  6. retiform tissue,
  7. retin-,
  8. retin-a,
  9. retina,
  10. retinaculum

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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Medicine definitions for retiform

retiform

[ rētə-fôrm′, rĕtə- ]

adj.

Arranged like a net; reticulate.

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