noun \ə-ˌnas-tə-ˈmō-səs, ˌan-əs-\
plural anas·to·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANASTOMOSIS

a : a communication between or coalescence of blood vessels b : the surgical union of parts and especially hollow tubular parts <anastomosis of the ureter and colon is surgically practicable>
: a product of anastomosis; especially : a network (as of channels or branches) produced by anastomosis
anas·to·mot·ic \-ˈmät-ik\ adjective

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