Definition of retiform in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈriːtɪfɔːm/
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛtɪfɔːm/


Example sentences
  • The retiform pattern consists of elongated, slitlike branching tubules containing intraluminal papillae lined by flattened to cuboidal cells.
  • Although they can occur in young patients, a retiform pattern has never been described in granulosa cell tumors.
  • Note the superficial scale and tendency for the individual lesions to merge into a retiform pattern.


Late 17th century: from Latin rete 'net' + -iform.

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