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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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"Rete" Quotes from Famous Books

... et libenter ambulasse videtur: hic vocauit ad sui discipulatum, Petrum, et Andream, Iacobum, et Ioannem: hic super vndam siccis ambulabat vestigijs, et praecipitem Petrum filium tentantem, verbo increpationis releuat ne mergatur, hic denique rediuiuus a morte repleuit discipulorum rete magnis piscibus 153. ...
— The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries - of the English Nation. v. 8 - Asia, Part I. • Richard Hakluyt

... 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 haled up S. by W. and so ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 11 • Robert Kerr

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

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