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Rete   Listen

(pl. retia)
A network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels.  Synonym: plexus.

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... sight of the island of Formosa, we steered W. by S. in order to double its extremity, and kept a good look-out for the rocks of Vele Rete, which we did not see till two in the afternoon. They then bore from us W.N.W. three miles distant, the south end of Formosa at the same time bearing N. by W. 1/2 W. about five leagues distant. To give these rocks a good birth, we immediately ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 11 • Robert Kerr

Words linked to "Rete" :   body structure, rete Malpighii, aortic plexus, plexus lumbalis, plexus choroideus, bodily structure, pterygoid plexus, anatomical structure, structure, choroid plexus, complex body part, lumbar plexus, nerve plexus

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