anastomotic branch

(redirected from ramus anastomoticus)

a·nas·to·mot·ic branch

[TA]
a blood vessel that interconnects two neighboring vessels. [anat. usage note The term should not be used to describe internerve communication in the nervous system, because there is no analogy between a vascular anastomosing branch and a connection between nerves or their subdivisions].
Synonym(s): ramus anastomoticus [TA]

a·nas·to·mot·ic branch

(ă-nas'tŏ-mot'ik branch) [TA]
A blood vessel that interconnects two neighboring vessels. usage note Not correctly applied to nerves.

a·nas·to·mot·ic branch

(ă-nas'tŏ-mot'ik branch) [TA]
A blood vessel that interconnects two neighboring vessels.
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