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Related to anastomose: intestinal anastomosis, portosystemic anastomosis
1. To open one structure into another directly or by connecting channels, said of blood vessels, lymphatics, and hollow viscera; also incorrectly applied to nerves.
2. To unite by means of an anastomosis, or connection between formerly separate structures.
v. anasto·mosed, anasto·mosing, anasto·moses
To join by anastomosis.
To be connected by anastomosis, as blood vessels.
1. To form one or more open communications with another structure; said of blood vessels and tubular and hollow viscera. usage note Not correctly said of nerves.
2. To unite surgically by means of an anastomosis; to make a communication between formerly separate structures.