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rete

play
noun re·te \ˈrē-tē, ˈrā-\

Definition of rete

plural retia play \ˈrē-tē-ə, ˈrā-\

  1. 1 :  a network especially of blood vessels or nerves :  plexus

  2. 2 :  an anatomical part resembling or including a network



Origin of rete

New Latin, from Latin, net


First Known Use: 1541


Medical Dictionary

noun re·te \ˈrēt-ē, ˈrāt-\

Medical Definition of rete

plural retia \ˈrēt-ē-ə, ˈrāt-\play play

  1. 1:  a network especially of blood vessels or nerves :  plexus

  2. 2:  an anatomical part resembling or including a network




Learn More about rete

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "rete" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "rete"


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