shaped like a net

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Retiform — Ret i*form, a. [L. rete a net + form. cf. F. r[ e]tiforme.] Composed of crossing lines and interstices; reticular; netlike; as, the retiform coat of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retiform — [rēt′ə fôrm΄, ret′ə fôrm΄] adj. [ModL retiformis < L rete, net (see RETINA) + formis, FORM] having crisscrossed lines; netlike in form; reticulate …   English World dictionary

  • retiform — adj. [L. rete, net; forma, form] Having the form of a network; composed of crossing lines …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • retiform — /ree teuh fawrm , ret euh /, adj. netlike; reticulate. [1685 95; < NL retiformis, equiv. to L ret (s. of rete) net + i I + formis FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • retiform — adjective Having the form of a net; reticulate …   Wiktionary

  • retiform — Resembling a net or network. [L. rete, network] * * * re·ti·form (reґtĭ form) (retґĭ form) plexiform …   Medical dictionary

  • retiform — re·ti·form || retɪfÉ”rm / rɪːtɪfɔːm adj. resembling a network, net like, reticulated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • retiform — [ ri:tɪfɔ:m, rɛtɪ ] adjective net like. Origin C17: from L. rete net + iform …   English new terms dictionary

  • retiform — a. See reticular …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • retiform — ret·i·form …   English syllables

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