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plex·i·form

 (plĕk′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Similar to or having the form of a plexus: the plexiform layers of the retina.

plexiform

(ˈplɛksɪˌfɔːm)
adj
like or having the form of a network or plexus; intricate or complex

plex•i•form

(ˈplɛk səˌfɔrm)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a plexus.
2. intricate; complex.
[1820–30]
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