anastomose

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verb anas·to·mose \ə-ˈnas-tə-ˌmōz, -ˌmōs\

Definition of anastomose

anastomosed

;

anastomosing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to connect or join by anastomosis

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to communicate or be joined by anastomosis

Origin and Etymology of anastomose

probably back-formation from anastomosis


First Known Use: 1697


Medical Dictionary

anastomose

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verb anas·to·mose \ə-ˈnas-tə-ˌmōz, -ˌmōs\

Medical Definition of anastomose

anastomosed

;

anastomosing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to connect or join by anastomosis

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to communicate by anastomosis

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