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Meaning of ANASTOMOSE

Pronunciation:  u'nastu`mowz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis, as of blood vessels
  2. [v]  come together or open into each other, as of blood vessels
 

ANASTOMOSE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: inosculate
 
 See Also: bring together, conjoin, join

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A*nas"to*mose\, v. i. [imp. p. p. {Anastomozed}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Anastomosing}.] [Cf. F. anastomoser, fr.
    anastomose. See {Anastomosis}.] (Anat. & Bot.)
    To inosculate; to intercommunicate by anastomosis, as the
    arteries and veins.
    
          The ribbing of the leaf, and the anastomosing network
          of its vessels.                          --I. Taylor.
    
    
  2. \A*nas"to*mose\, v. i.
    Of any channels or lines, to meet and unite or run into each
    other, as rivers; to coalesce; to interjoin.
    
    
 

 

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