1. A structure bearing a resemblance to a woven fabric. A n. of nerve fibers or small vessels. SYN: net, rete (1). SEE ALSO: reticulum. 2. The persons in a patient's environment, especially as significant for the course of the illness.
- acromial arterial n. SYN: acromial anastomosis of the thoracoacromial artery.
- arteriolar n. SYN: arterial plexus.
- articular n. SYN: articular vascular plexus. See plane joint.
- articular vascular n. of elbow SYN: cubital anastomosis.
- articular vascular n. of knee SYN: genicular anastomosis.
- calcaneal arterial n. SYN: calcaneal anastomosis.
- chromatin n. the appearance of basophilic material in the nuclei of many cells after fixation. SEE ALSO: chromatin.
- dorsal venous n. of foot [TA] a superficial n. of fine veins on the dorsum of the foot. SYN: rete venosum dorsale pedis [TA].
- dorsal venous n. of hand [TA] a superficial n. of veins on the dorsum of the hand emptying into the cephalic and the basilic veins. SYN: rete venosum dorsale manus [TA].
- lateral malleolar n. [TA] a n. over the lateral malleolus formed by branches of the posterior lateral malleolar, anterior lateral malleolar, peroneal, and lateral tarsal arteries. SYN: rete malleolare laterale [TA].
- linin n. linin (3).
- medial malleolar n. [TA] a n. over the medial malleolus formed by branches from the anterior and posterior medial malleolar and medial tarsal arteries. SYN: rete malleolare mediale [TA].
- neurofibrillar n. the intertwined patterns formed by neurofibrils in the neuron.
- patellar n. SYN: patellar anastomosis.
- peritarsal n. the lymphatic vessels along the margin of the eyelid.
- plantar venous n. [TA] a fine superficial venous n. in the sole of the foot. SYN: rete venosum plantare [TA].
- Purkinje n. the n. formed by Purkinje fibers beneath the endocardium.
- subpapillary n. the capillary blood vessel s in the deeper layers of the skin.
- trabecular n. SYN: trabecular tissue of sclera.

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net·work 'net-.wərk n
1) a fabric or structure of cords or wires that cross at regular intervals and are knotted or secured at the crossings
2) a system of lines or channels resembling a network <a \network of veins>

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net·work (netґwurk″) a meshlike structure of interlocking fibers, strands, or tubules; see also net, plexus, and rete.

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