Definition of retiform in English:

retiform

adjective

rare
  • Net-like.

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

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin rete ‘net’ + -form.

Pronunciation

retiform

/ˈriːtɪfɔːm//ˈrɛtɪfɔːm/