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inosculate

(ĭn-ŏs′kyə-lāt′)
v. inoscu·lated, inoscu·lating, inoscu·lates
v.tr.
1. To unite (blood vessels, nerve fibers, or ducts) by small openings.
2. To make continuous; blend.
v.intr.
1. To open into one another.
2. To unite so as to be continuous; blend.

in·os′cu·la′tion n.

inosculate

(in-os'ku-lat?) [L. in, in, + osculum, little mouth] Anastomose.

inosculate

To join by small openings.