Meaning of “anastomose” in the English Dictionary

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"anastomose" in British English

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anastomoseverb [ T ]

uk /əˈnæst.ə.məʊz/ us /əˈnæs.təˌmoʊz/ specialized

Examples

  • The Middle Branch descends between the artery and the vein, and freely anastomoses with the two other branches.
  • The flexor carpi ulnaris may also be anastomosed with the common extensor of the fingers.
  • The ramifications of these series freely anastomose with corresponding vessels of the opposite side.

(Definition of “anastomose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)