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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The union of two vessels of an animal body by openings into each other, so as to permit the passage of a fluid; anastomosis.
  • noun Hence Some analogous union or relation; a running together; junction: as, in botany, the inosculation of the veins of a leaf, or of a scion with the stock in grafting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The junction or connection of vessels, channels, or passages, so that their contents pass from one to the other; union by mouths or ducts; anastomosis; intercommunication

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The junction or connection of vessels, channels, or passages, so that their contents pass from one to the other; union by mouths or ducts; intercommunication.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

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