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reticulate

(rĭ-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
adj.
1. Resembling or forming a net or network: reticulate veins of a leaf.
2. Relating to or being an evolutionary process that involves the exchange of genes between organisms of different species, as in the formation of a new species through hybridization.
v. (-lāt′) reticu·lated, reticu·lating, reticu·lates
v.tr.
1. To make a net or network of.
2. To mark with lines resembling a network.
v.intr.
To form a net or network.

re·tic′u·late·ly adv.
re·tic′u·la′tion n.

reticulated

, reticulate (rĕ-tik′yŭ-lāt″ĕd) (-lăt, -lāt″) [ reticulo-]
Pert. to or forming a reticulum or network.
reticulation (rĕ-tik″yŭ-lā′shŏn)

reticulate

arranged in a network, as, for example, the venation of a leaf or of an insect's wing.
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SEM showed reticulate surface pattern with regular polygonal mostly hexagonal, epidermal cell shape varies from isodiametric, raised, straight; smooth anticlinal cell walls and flat to concave: macro-reticulate periclinal cell walls "Figure 3E and F".
Kesten BM & James HD: pseudoatrophoderma colli, acanthosis nigricans and confluent and reticulate papilomatosis, arch dermatol 1957; 75: 525-542.
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Head shiny; vertex and face partly reticulate rugose (sensu Olmi 1984) and strongly impressed by large punctures similar to areolae, except a smooth area in front of anterior ocellus and 2 smooth areas on the sides of posterior ocelli; face with 2 lateral longitudinal keels around orbits directed towards antennal toruli; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 8; OL = 5; OOL = 9; OPL = 10; TL = 8; greatest breadth of posterior ocelli shorter than OL (4:5).
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expolitus; almost completely reticulate rugose, with only the anterior surface of the median region granulated in D.
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