Definition of reticular in English:

reticular

adjective

  • See reticulum

    • ‘Later in the course, the affected skin becomes widely hyperpigmented and atrophic with only the borders showing a reticular pattern.’
    • ‘A thin lamina propria composed of collagenous, elastic, and reticular fibers may harbor accumulations of lymphocytes, which play an important role in safeguarding the body from inhaled pathogenic organisms.’
    • ‘Mitotic figures are variably present, and tumor aggregates may extend into the reticular dermis or even subcutaneous fat.’
    • ‘Collagen and reticular fibers stain blue; elastic fibers, yellow or pink; nuclei, fibrin, and neuroglial fibrils, red.’
    • ‘In the subacute stage, the most common radiographic abnormality is a fine reticular or reticulonodular pattern involving both lungs.’

Pronunciation

reticular

/rəˈtɪkjələr//rəˈtikyələr/