or an·nec·tant

[ uh-nek-tuh nt ]
/ əˈnɛk tənt /

adjective Zoology.

connecting or linking, as a group of animals transitional between two other species, families, classes, etc.

Origin of annectent

1820–30; < Latin annectent- (stem of annectēns tying to, present participle of annectere), equivalent to an- an-2 + nect- bind + -ent- -ent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for annectent


[ ə-nĕktənt ]


Connected with; joined.
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