retiform

[ree-tuh-fawrm, ret-uh-]
adjective
netlike; reticulate.

Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin rētiformis, equivalent to Latin rēt- (stem of rēte) net + -i- -i- + -formis -form

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retiform (ˈriːtɪˌfɔːm, ˈrɛt-)
 
adj
rare netlike; reticulate
 
[C17: from Latin rēte net + forma shape]

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retiform re·ti·form (rē'tə-fôrm', rět'ə-)
adj.
Arranged like a net; reticulate.

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The retiform tissue forms a net-work in the meshes of which a number of leucocytes are found.
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