Definition of retiform in English:


Line breaks: reti|form
Pronunciation: /ˈriːtɪfɔːm
, ˈrɛtɪ-/


  • Net-like.
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    • 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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