Definition of retiform in English:

retiform

adjective

rare
  • Netlike.

    • ‘The retiform pattern consists of elongated, slitlike branching tubules containing intraluminal papillae lined by flattened to cuboidal cells.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

retiform

/ˈredəˌfôrm/