(esp of bundles of nerve fibres) shaped like a cord or rope; cordlike
restiform res·ti·form (rěs’tə-fôrm’)
Having the shape of a rope; ropelike.
[res-tuh-fawrm] /ˈrɛs təˌfɔrm/ noun, Anatomy. 1. a cordlike bundle of nerve fibers lying on each side of the medulla oblongata and connecting it with the cerebellum. restiform body n. See inferior cerebellar peduncle.
adjective 1. that rests; not active. 2. Botany. dormant: applied especially to spores or seeds that germinate after a period of dormancy. noun 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night’s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, especially […]
- Resting cell
resting cell n. A cell that is not actively in the process of dividing.
- Resting tidal volume
resting tidal volume n. The tidal volume under normal resting conditions.