Definition of retiform in English:

retiform

Syllabification: re·ti·form
Pronunciation: /ˈredəˌfôrm
 
/

adjective

rare
Netlike.
More 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.

Origin

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

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