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(Science: anatomy) to inosculate; to intercommunicate by anastomosis, as the arteries and veins. The ribbing of the leaf, and the anastomosing network of its vessels. (i. Taylor)

Origin: cf. F. Anastomoser, fr. Anastomose. See anastomosis. Come together or open into each other; the blood vessels anastomose.Cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis; anastomose blood vessels.Pertaining to looping structures such as the loops of Henle in the [[kidney.

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