Verb anastomose Definition and Examples


Verb:

anastomose

Definition as verb:

Verb

anastomose (third-person singular simple present anastomoses, present participle anastomosing, simple past and past participle anastomosed)

  1. (transitive) (of rivers, blood vessels, etc) To join (two or more things) by anastomosis.
  2. (intransitive) (of rivers, blood vessels, etc) To join by anastomosis.

More definition:


1.to communicate or connect by anastomosis.

1. to join (two parts of a blood vessel, etc) by anastomosis Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

Examples:

9) which branch but do not anastomose, and the apices of which keep pace in their growth with that of the other tissues of -, the plant (Anocynaceae, most Eunhorbi(Alter Haberlandt.

A complex network, however, does occur in Lybiodrilus and certain other Eudrilidae, where the paired nephridia possess ducts leading to the exterior which ramify and anastomose on the thickness of the body wall.

The branching processes of these cells apparently anastomose with one another and form a delicate supporting network.



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