terminoterminal anastomosis


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ter·mi·no·ter·mi·nal a·nas·to·mo·sis

an operation by which the central end of an artery is connected with the peripheral end of the corresponding vein, and the peripheral end of the artery with the central end of the vein.

ter·mi·no·ter·mi·nal a·nas·to·mo·sis

(tĕr'mi-nō-tĕr'mi-năl ă-nas'tŏ-mō'sis)
An operation by which the central end of an artery is connected with the peripheral end of the corresponding vein, and the peripheral end of the artery with the central end of the vein.

terminoterminal anastomosis

Anastomosis between the peripheral end of an artery and the central end of the corresponding vein and between the distal end of the artery and the terminal end of the vein.
See also: anastomosis