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reticular

 [rĕ-tik´u-lar]
resembling a net.
reticular activating system the system of cells of the reticular formation of the medulla oblongata that receive collaterals from the ascending sensory pathways and project to higher centers; they control the overall degree of central nervous system activity, including wakefulness, attentiveness, and sleep; abbreviated RAS.

re·tic·u·lar

, reticulated (re-tik'yū-lăr, -lāt'ĕd),
Relating to a reticulum.

reticular

/re·tic·u·lar/ (-lar) resembling a net.

reticular

[ritik′yələr]
Etymology: L, reticulum, little net
(of a tissue or surface) having a netlike pattern or structure.

re·tic·u·lar

, reticulated (rĕ-tik'yū-lăr, -lāt'ĕd)
Relating to a reticulum.

reticular

Net-like.
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The frequency and percentage (%) were computed for x-ray chest findings (consolidation and reticular shadowing) in children classified as pneumonia, lower chest wall in drawing, fast breathing as well as for gender distribution.
Lung tissue (*) with diffuse, large, densely cellular nests of pleomorphic and mainly large heterogeneous reticular cells (+).
The reticular pattern observed radiographically is often misinterpreted as diffuse fibrosis, peribronchial fibrosis, honeycombing, suspected bronchiectasis, pleural-pulmonary scarring, or diffuse cystic lung disease.
These tubes were separated by connective tissue and had little amount of lipid vesicles in relationship to the fasciculate and reticular zone.
Arousal: revisiting the reticular activating system.
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This strategy was successfully applied in dairy cows at field condition for a year using reticular bolus BT monitoring system for detection of clinical mastitis and pneumonia with high specificity and sensitivity (Adams et al.
A subpleural reticular pattern associated with focal thickening of the pleura and traction bronchiectasis and bronchiolectasis is also noted.
CT images with air attenuation display revealed abnormal reticular strands from the distal transverse colon to the rectum, which seemed to correspond to CRFs formed by PUF; these were also unexpected findings.
A 27-year-old man was referred to the dermatology clinic of Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Iran, for consultation regarding an asymptomatic reticular pigmentation present on his trunk and extremities for the past nine years.
Group I: comprised 45 patients with OLP, no histopathologic signs of dysplasia, 15 reticular type and 30 patients with symptomatic OLP (15 atrophic and 15 erosive types), group II: 12 OLP cases showing dysplastic changes and group III: 15 control subjects with no oral mucosal disease.