inosculation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

inosculation

establishment of communication channels between blood vessels or tubular organs that lie next to one another.
References in periodicals archive ?
As such, it anticipates the inosculation of homoerotic and racial issues that informs Hawthorne's late work.
Prior studies have confirmed that incorporation of ECs into grafts led to an earlier inosculation phenomenon (connection of the graft network with the host's capillaries).
BRIDEWELL-BIRD, INOSCULATIONS, NECROMANCER, SENSLESNES