- to communicate or connect by anastomosis.
Origin of anastomose
First recorded in 1690–1700; back formation from anastomosis
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Examples from the Web for anastomosing
Differs from P. corticatus in gills not anastomosing behind.European Fungus Flora: Agaricaceae
Anastomosing, forming a net-work (anastomosis), as the veins of leaves, 50.The Elements of Botany
Arteries, increase of anastomosing branches of, when tied, ii.
Cinenchyma, si-neng′ki-ma, n. laticiferous tissue, consisting of irregularly branching and anastomosing vessels.
In Comatricha the anastomosing is general, from the columella out, and is not specialized at the surface.The North American Slime-Moulds
Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
- to join (two parts of a blood vessel, etc) by anastomosis
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- To join by anastomosis.
- To be connected by anastomosis.
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