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 (rĭ-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
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′) re·tic·u·lat·ed, re·tic·u·lat·ing, re·tic·u·lates
1. To make a net or network of.
2. To mark with lines resembling a network.
To form a net or network.

[Latin rēticulātus, from rēticulum, diminutive of rēte, net.]

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


(rɪˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən)

a reticulated formation, arrangement, or appearance; network.


arrangement in the form of a network, as for decoration. — reticulate, adj.
See also: Ornamentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reticulation - (photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
formation - natural process that causes something to form; "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"
2.reticulation - an arrangement resembling a net or network; "the reticulation of a leaf"; "the reticulation of a photographic emulsion"
network - a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"


n. reticulación, disposición reticular.
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