- 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 anastomose
That is, they anastomose, as anatomists say of the veins and arteries of the body.The Elements of Botany
Near the ciliary end of the vitreous humour they anastomose with the vessels of the membrana capsulo-pupillaris.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
These represent ridges or crests which anastomose over the pileus, forming reticulations.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson
These ribs are very irregular, and anastomose with each other throughout; the pileus hollow, opening into the irregular stem.Mushroom Culture
Occasionally one or two filaments cross from one wall to another, and once I have seen these anastomose.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
- 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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