- A structure bearing a resemblance to a woven fabric; a network of nerve fibers or small vessels.
- The people in a patient's environment, especially as may be significant for the course of the illness.
- Any group or association containing several of the same anatomic, scientific, or concrete entities.
Synonym(s): net, rete1
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