American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An anatomical mesh or network, as of veins, arteries, or nerves.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, a vascular network; a plexus, glomerulus, or congeries of small vessels: in botany, a structure like network.
- n. In certain astrolabes, a movable skeleton framework cut out of a circular sheet of metal, and lying between the planisphere and the diopter or alidade. It carries one or two pointers, also an eccentric ring marked with the signs of the zodiac, and several curved arms indicating the place of the pole of the ecliptic and of certain stars.
- n. anatomy A network of blood vessels or nerves.
- n. An anatomical part resembling or including a network.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) A net or network; a plexus; particularly, a network of blood vessels or nerves, or a part resembling a network.
- n. a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
- From Latin rete. (Wiktionary)
- Latin rēte, net. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“He had used the microscope on human tissues with such good effect that one of the lavers of the skin is still called the rete Malpighi; certain bodies in the spleen and in the kidneys are called by his name, and important discoveries in the liver are due to him.”
“Which break into a network of canaliculi called rete testis.”
“This thread has brought me up to snuff on this "rete-esencial" element of the language. mazbook1”
“Lo documenta Hamid Tehrani, autore di Global Voices (inglese) in un servizio accurato e ben fatto sul sito della rete di giornalismo partecipativo – [...] 20 July 2009, 9: 42 am gihane”
“Sensations are received, he continues, by delicate pulses from the net below the brain (the rete mirabile), propelling the vital spirit (pneuma) into the front, where it is purified by passing back and forth between phantasia and imagination.”
“Me: Ok, men eske li ka ap rete youn minit e m ka soti la?”
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“Una video di qualche tempo fa, girato come uno show di una rete locale, con pupazzi, dissolvenze leziose e disturbo da VHS.”
“La clip originale è persa chissà dove sulla rete… Si ringrazia Alex per la segnalazione!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘rete’.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
A hodgepodge, jumble, jambalaya, *gallimaufry, circus and tent revival of plant anatomy and morphology terms and phrases - its a big tent, and no tickets are required.
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of or related to drawing—forms, tools, techniques, processes, practices, etc.
A more narrow version of *e?e by pterodactyl, this one is ?e?e.
found in the wild (i.e., not on Wordie!)
football (soccer) words from Italy
Words formed from the letters in "reesetee". (See comments about "teetee" on Still more bird wirds; also see comments at retree.)
Fishing nets and gear, and the people and craft that employ them.
Looking for tweets for rete.