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rete

 [re´te] (L.)
arterial rete (rete arterio´sum) an anastomotic network of arterioles or minute arteries, just before they become capillaries.
articular rete a network of anastomosing blood vessels in or around a joint.
rete lymphocapilla´re any of the closed, freely communicating networks formed by the lymphocapillary vessels.
rete malpi´ghii the innermost stratum of epidermis.
rete mira´bile a vascular network formed by division of an artery or vein into many smaller vessels that reunite into a single vessel; in the human this occurs only in the arterioles that supply the glomeruli of the kidney.
rete tes´tis the network of channels formed in the mediastinum of the testis by the seminiferous tubules.
rete veno´sum an anastomotic network of small veins; called also venous network.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·te

, pl.

re·ti·a

(rē'tē; rē'shē-ă, -tē-ă),
1. Synonym(s): network (1)
2. A structure composed of a fibrous network or mesh.
[L. a net]
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rete

(rē′tē)
n. pl. retia (rē′tē-ə, rē′shə)
An anatomical mesh or network, as of veins, arteries, or nerves.
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re·te

, reta, pl. retia (rē'tē, -ă, -shē-a) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): network (1) .
2. A structure composed of a fibrous network or mesh.
[L. a net]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rete

A mesh or network, as of blood vessels. From the Latin rete, a net.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

rete

or

rete mirabile

a system of arterial and venous capillaries in which COUNTERCURRENT EXCHANGE can occur.

Such a network occurs in, for example, the wall of the swim bladder, enabling the wall to be supplied with blood without a large loss of oxygen from the bladder into the blood.

Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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It would be good if all the officials, lay and cleric, jointly organize a long-life prayers to the Dalai Lama and the Regent as well as the ex-Regent Reting Rinpoche, since he served the government with great dedication.
After arrival at Reting, the Reting Rinpoche said to the Sera Monastery's abbot, "Previously, I setup a Chinese school at the request of the Chinese government.
Since Reting Labrang shared good relations with both the plaintiff and defendant, the Reting Rinpoche mediated and requested him to withdraw the case and reconcile the matter internally.
Reting Labrang and Phurchog Labrang appealed to the government to release all the imprisoned Sera monks and asked Sera Monastery to send the monks to the Monlam Festival.
After that, at the instruction of the Reting Rinpoche, I approached and requested the Regent to pardon the Sera monks.
The Reting Rinpoche was greatly saddened by the government's actions.