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inosculated


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inosculate  \In*os"cu*late\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inosculated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Inosculating}.]  [Pref.  in-  in  +  osculate.] 
  1.  To  unite  by  apposition  or  contact  as  two  tubular  vessels 
  at  their  extremities;  to  anastomose. 
 
  2.  To  intercommunicate;  to  interjoin. 
 
  The  several  monthly  divisions  of  the  journal  may 
  inosculate,  but  not  the  several  volumes.  --De 
  Quincey.