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Definition of "rete" [‖Re•te]

  • An anatomical mesh or network, as of veins, arteries, or nerves. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rete" in a sentence
  • "Pingback: Repubblica. it - Blog - Scene Digitali » Blog Archive » Nasce in rete la stampa libera di Teheran"
  • "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."