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anastomoses


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anastomosis  \A*nas`to*mo"sis\,  n.;  pl  {Anastomoses}.  [NL.,  fr 
  Gr  ?  opening,  fr  ?  to  furnish  with  a  mouth  or  opening,  to 
  open  ?  +  sto`ma  mouth:  cf  F.  anastomose.]  (Anat.  &  Bot.) 
  The  inosculation  of  vessels,  or  intercommunication  between 
  two  or  more  vessels  or  nerves,  as  the  cross  communication 
  between  arteries  or  veins. 




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