verb (used with or without object), a·nas·to·mosed, a·nas·to·mos·ing. Physiology, Anatomy, Geology.
Words nearby anastomose
Origin of anastomose
Definition for anastomoses (2 of 2)
noun, plural a·nas·to·mo·ses [uh-nas-tuh-moh-seez] /əˌnæs təˈmoʊ siz/.
OTHER WORDS FROM anastomosisa·nas·to·mot·ic [uh-nas-tuh-mot-ik] /əˌnæs təˈmɒt ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for anastomoses
Galen, you may remember, recognized that there were anastomoses, but Harvey preferred the idea of filtration.The Evolution of Modern Medicine|William Osler
Here it enters the interior of the bone (the semilunar sinus) and anastomoses with the corresponding artery of the opposite side.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
In the limbs as in the lungs the blood passes from artery to vein by anastomoses and porosities.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby