Weblike, or resembling or forming a plexus. [plexus + L. forma, form]

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plexi·form 'plek-sə-.fȯrm adj of, relating to, or having the form or characteristics of a plexus <\plexiform networks>

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plex·i·form (plekґsĭ-form) resembling a plexus or network. Cf. reticular.

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