rete

noun
re·te | \ˈrē-tē, ˈrā- \
plural retia\ˈrē-tē-ə, ˈrā- \

Definition of rete 

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

2 : an anatomical part resembling or including a network

First Known Use of rete

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rete

New Latin, from Latin, net

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rete

noun
re·te | \ˈrēt-ē, ˈrāt- \
plural retia\ˈrēt-ē-ə, ˈrāt- \

Medical Definition of rete 

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

2 : an anatomical part resembling or including a network

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