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reticular

[ri-tik-yuh-ler] /rɪˈtɪk yə lər/
adjective
1.
having the form of a net; netlike.
2.
intricate or entangled.
3.
Anatomy. of or relating to a reticulum.
Origin of reticular
1590-1600
1590-1600; < New Latin rēticulāris, equivalent to Latin rēticul(um) reticle + -āris -ar1
Related forms
reticularly, adverb
interreticular, adjective
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adj.

1590s, from Modern Latin reticularis, from Latin reticulum "little net" (see reticulate (adj.)).

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reticular in Medicine

reticular re·tic·u·lar (rĭ-tĭk'yə-lər) or re·tic·u·lat·ed (-lā'tĭd)
adj.
Resembling a net in form; netlike.


re·tic'u·la'tion n.
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