plexiform

adjective

plex·​i·​form ˈplek-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce plexiform (audio)
: of, relating to, or having the form or characteristics of a plexus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin plexus + English -iform

First Known Use

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plexiform was circa 1828

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Cite this Entry

“Plexiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plexiform. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

plexiform

adjective
plexi·​form ˈplek-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce plexiform (audio)
: of, relating to, or having the form or characteristics of a plexus
plexiform networks
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