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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.

ret·i·form

(ret'i-fōrm),
Resembling a net or network.
[L. rete, network]

retiform

/re·ti·form/ (re´tĭ-form) (ret´ĭ-form) reticular.

ret·i·form

(ret'i-fōrm)
Resembling a net or network.
[L. rete, network]

retiform

reticular.
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If there are classic palpable purpura or inflammatory retiform palpable lesions in a dependent distribution, the patient's lesions are probably due to an immune complex vasculitis.
Cocaine-associated retiform purpura: a C5b-9mediated microangiopathy syndrome associated with enhanced apoptosis and high levels of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 expression.
Retiform and stellate purpura with and without central necrosis is typically seen grossly.
Retiform hemangioendothelioma is a rare variant of low-grade angiosarcoma with an indolent clinical behaviour (3,4,5) with predilection for young adults.
Differential diagnosis of retiform haemangioendothelioma:
The lesions demonstrated an irregular rete ridge system, with nests and single melanocytes irregularly distributed within the retiform epidermis.
Extraneural retiform perineuriomas: a report of four cases.
A benign neoplasm with histopathological features of both schwannoma and retiform perineurioma (benign schwannoma-perineurioma): a report of six cases of a distinctive soft tissue tumor with a predilection for the fingers.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumor, Retiform Type
3) The well-differentiated tumors generally occur in older patients, whereas tumors with a retiform pattern are mostly seen in younger patients in their first or second decade.
19] Wolffian adnexal tumors, so-called female adnexal tumor of probable wolffian origin, also show varying morphologic structures with solid (spindle cells), tubular (lined by columnar cells), retiform, and multicystic (spaces lined by cuboidal and attenuated cells) patterns.