In*os"cu*late (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inosculated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Inosculating (?).] [Pref. in- in + osculate.]

1.

To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.

2.

To intercommunicate; to interjoin.

The several monthly divisions of the journal may inosculate, but not the several volumes. De Quincey.

 

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In*os"cu*late (?), v. t.

1.

To unite by apposition or contact, as two vessels in an animal body.

Berkeley.

2.

To unite intimately; to cause to become as one.

They were still together, grew (For so they said themselves) inosculated. Tennyson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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