What is another word for rete?

39 synonyms found


[ ɹɪtˈɛ], [ ɹɪtˈɛ], [ ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈɛ]

Rete is a Latin word meaning network or web. It has several synonyms that relate to a network of connections, such as mesh, grid, lattice, web, or net. In terms of anatomy, rete refers to the network of blood vessels in the kidneys, and in this context, it can be replaced by the terms plexus, interwoven, or intertwined. In medicine, rete can also refer to a vascular network in the skin, or nerve plexus, and synonyms for these meanings include structure, organization, or configuration. In computer networks, rete can be replaced by network, system, or infrastructure, all of which reference different aspects of the interconnectivity between nodes or devices.

What are the hypernyms for Rete?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Rete

The latter is the rete mucosum, whose cells contain the pigment which gives color to the skin.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
We have thus produced hollow tubes, united together by cells, all arising from the rete Malpighii of the coronary corium.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot"
Harry Caulton Reeks
From this it is clear that some considerable portion of the horn of the wall is derived from the cells of the rete Malpighii covering the corium of the foot.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot"
Harry Caulton Reeks

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