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Definition of the adjective retiform

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  1. Having the form of a net; reticulate

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Meshy, retiform. Reticulation, n. Net-work. Reticule, «. Hand-bag Retiform, a. See RKTICULAR. Retinold, a. Resin-like, resiniform.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

RETIFORM. adj. [retiformis, Lat] Having the form of a net.—lf any rays be by the retiform coat reflected, they are soon choaked in the black inside of the uvea. Ray . RETIMO, the ancient Rhity MN1A of Stephen the geographer, called by Ptolemy ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

RETIFORM. adj. [retiformis, Lat] Having •the form of a net. — If any rays be by the retiform .coat reflected, they are soon choaked in the black inside of the uvea. Raj . RETIMO, theancientRHiTVMNiA of Stephen the geographer, called by ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

by R.V. Krstic;

reticular:f Reticular tissue Tissue, retiform: 1 Retiform tissue Tissue, skeletal:f Skeletal tissues Tissue, smooth muscle: f Smooth muscle tissue Tissue, supporting: 1 Supporting tisSUGS TL-antigen: Surface antigen of mouse f T- lymphocytes.

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

RETIFORM. Respira'tion, Pu'er-fle. Respiration in which there is a sound like the respiration of infants. Respira'tion of Plants. A term applied to a process occurring in plants, regarded as analogous to the respiration of animals. All the green ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Retiform. Resembling a net. Epithet applied to many structures in the body, as reticular cartilage. R. bod'y, corpus mucosum. R. forma'tlon, network of longitudinal and transverse fibres occupying the medulla oblongata anteriorly and laterally ...



RETIFORM. RESOURCE, re-sors', n. a source of help : an expedient : — pi. means of raising money : means of any kind : specifically, the means possessed by banks, insurance companies, etc., for doing' a sound and satisfactory business ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1T1I1F4O1R1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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