anastomotic vessel

anastomotic vessel

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a vessel that establishes a connection between arteries, between veins, or between lymph vessels.
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3) An anastomotic vessel, connecting the primitive pulmonary circulations, becomes the anomalous left pulmonary artery, arising from the right pulmonary artery.
Histologically, the glomus tumor is made up of an endothelium-lined vascular bed, which consists of an afferent arteriole, an anastomotic vessel, and a venule surrounded by epithelioid glomus cells.
Although the Tauber approach represents a minimally invasive, well-tolerated and easy to perform technique to treat varicocele, surgeons must be aware of the difficulties in determining possible anastomotic vessels between the intestinal and spermatic veins and possible severe side effects that may arise from its embolization.
The results showed that the types of coronary arteries (types I, II, and III) and connecting portion of anastomotic vessels in the pig and monkey hearts closely resembled those in man (9).