A*nas`to*mo"sis (#), n.; pl. Anastomoses (#). [NL., fr. Gr. opening, fr. to furnish with a mouth or opening, to open; + mouth: cf. F. anastomose.] Anat. & Bot.
The inosculation of vessels, or intercommunication between two or more vessels or nerves, as the cross communication between arteries or veins.
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