from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To join by anastomosis.
- intransitive v. To be connected by anastomosis, as blood vessels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To join (two or more things) by anastomosis
- v. To join by anastomosis
- adj. Joined or run together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To inosculate; to intercommunicate by anastomosis, as the arteries and veins.
- intransitive v. Of any channels or lines, to meet and unite or run into each other, as rivers; to coalesce; to interjoin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To communicate or unite by anastomosis; intercommunicate, inosculate, or run into one another: said chiefly of vessels conveying fluid, as blood or lymph, as when arteries unite with one another or with veins.
- To connect by anastomosis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis
- v. come together or open into each other
Back-formation from anastomosis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)