retiform

adjective
ret·​i·​form | \ ˈre|təˌfȯrm, ˈrē|, |tə-, -ȯ(ə)m \

Definition of retiform

: composed of crossing lines and interstices : reticular, netlike specifically : being the connective tissue cells of the framework of the lymphatic glands

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History and Etymology for retiform

New Latin retiformis, from Latin rete net + -iformis -iform

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“Retiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retiform. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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