Anastomose



to communicate or connect by .
Historical Examples

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 ribs are very irregular, and anastomose with each other throughout; the pileus hollow, opening into the irregular stem.
Mushroom Culture W. Robinson

These represent ridges or crests which anastomose over the pileus, forming reticulations.
Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. George Francis Atkinson

Lastly, towards the caudal region the right and left strands approach and anastomose, eventually coalescing in the mid line.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 Various

Also their tendency to ramify, anastomose, and form networks seems to be much less developed.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia) Ernst Haeckel

That is, they anastomose, as anatomists say of the veins and arteries of the body.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

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

They anastomose and unite together, so that by stage L there is constructed a regular network.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour

verb
to join (two parts of a blood vessel, etc) by anastomosis

anastomose a·nas·to·mose (ə-nās’tə-mōz’, -mōs’)
v. a·nas·to·mosed, a·nas·to·mos·es, a·nas·to·mos·ing

To join by anastomosis.

To be connected by anastomosis.

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