retiform

[ree-tuh-fawrm, ret-uh-]

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

adjective
  1. rare netlike; reticulate

Word Origin for retiform

C17: from Latin rēte net + forma shape
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retiform in Medicine

retiform

[rētə-fôrm′, rĕtə-]
adj.
  1. Arranged like a net; reticulate.
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