noun, plural a·nas·to·mo·ses [uh-nas-tuh-moh-seez] /əˌnæs təˈmoʊ siz/.
Examples from the Web for anastomotic
While these changes are taking place the collateral arteries become enlarged, and an anastomotic circulation is established.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for anastomotic
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for anastomosis
Word Origin and History for anastomotic
1610s, medical or Modern Latin, from Greek anastomosis "outlet, opening," from anastomoein "to furnish with a mouth," from stoma "mouth" (see stoma). Related: Anastomotic.