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From Latin restis (rope) + -form.


restiform (comparative more restiform, superlative most restiform)

  1. (anatomy) Formed like a rope; applied especially to several rope-like bundles or masses of fibres on the dorsal side of the medulla oblongata.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for restiform in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)