tending or serving to retain something.
having power or capacity to retain.
having power or ability to remember; having a good memory.
having the capacity to retain or remember
noun 1. the power to retain; retentiveness. 2. Electricity. remanence. 3. Magnetism. the ability to retain magnetization after the removal of the magnetizing force. noun 1. the state or quality of being retentive 2. (physics) another name for remanence retentivity (rē’těn-tĭv’ĭ-tē) See remanence.
- Rete ovarii
rete ovarii rete o·var·i·i (ō-vâr’ē-ī’) n. A transient network of cells in the developing ovary.
noun 1. any bryozoan of the family Reteporidae which forms colonies that have a networklike structure.
- Rete ridge
rete ridge n. Epidermal thickenings that extend downward between dermal papillae.