restiform definition by Webster's New World
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ropelike or cordlike; specif., designating either of two cordlike bundles of nerve fibers () connecting the medulla oblongata with each hemisphere of the cerebellum
Origin: Modern Latin restiformis ; from Classical Latin restis, rope (for Indo-European base see rush) plush -formis, -form
restiform - Medical Definition
Having the shape of a rope; ropelike.