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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.

re·tic·u·lar

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

reticular

Net-like.
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Several studies have demonstrated an association between FAF patterns and progression to late AMD (19,20,21) and reticular pattern was identified as the high-risk pattern for disease progression.
The epithelial component, also called reticular cells, serves as support for lymphoid cells.
[19] Reticular (2) and reticular-hypertrophic (1) Anbinder et al.
Kremer & Budras (1988) in Pekin drake stated that the other cell population in the interstitial tissue apart from the interstitial cells were few fibroblasts, reticular cells, macrophages, plasma cells, lymphocytes and formed elements of the blood.
The sample size was calculated by considering prevalence of reticular shadowing chest (x-ray=30%12, d=7% and n=165 children with pneumonia).
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP): the presence of ground glass and/or consolidative infiltrates in patchy or diffuse distributions, reticular opacities or interlobular septal thickening present within the airspace infiltrates, creating a "crazy-paving" pattern on HRCT.16
In three animals suspected for traumatic pericarditis, the survey radiographs were not diagnostic due to accumulation of fluid in ventral thoracic area and in one animal, diaphragmatic line was irregular with increased radiodensity of diaphragm, heart and reticular area suggestive of cardiophrenic and reticulophrenic adhesions and potential metallic foreign body was visible in reticular area penetrating the reticulum and pointing towards the diaphragm.
16.3[+ or -]0.66;2.27[+ or -]2.27 Reticular Urospermum picroides L.
According to Eisen, Carrozzo, Sebastian and Thogprasom (2005), OLP has distinct and easily identifiable clinical characteristics with two main forms, namely, reticular and erosive, although the bullous and papular forms of the disease are not rare (Edwards & Kelsch, 2002).
The clinical manifestations of pigmentary disorders vary; they can present as circumscribed, diffuse, linear, or reticular pigmentary changes.
A skin biopsy of 5 mm was carried out and the histopathology revealed a hyperkeratosis epidermis and ectatic vessels in the papillary and reticular dermis without lobular pattern.
His chest X-ray performed in the ED showed nonspecific increased reticular markings.