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Link or be linked by anastomosis.no object ‘adjacent veins may anastomose’‘these anastomose with branches of the carotid artery’with object ‘the graft is anastomosed to the vein of the recipient’
- ‘At age 4, a left systemic-to-pulmonary fistula was performed, using a tubular prosthesis to anastomose the left subclavian artery to the left pulmonary artery.’
- ‘This branch enters the skull through the superior orbital fissure or a small foramen in the greater wing of the sphenoid to anastomose with the ophthalmic artery.’
- ‘The distal antrum and the second portion of the duodenum were then anastomosed in a Billroth I - type gastroduodenostomy.’
- ‘The left renal may anastomose with the splenic vein and receive lumbar veins.’
- ‘A tubular testis, which appears to be anastomosing, characterizes the primitive sarcopterygian and the coelacanth.’
- ‘The most prominent fault types consist of anastomosing fault strands.’
- ‘Using an operating microscope, the cut and often fibrosed ends of the vas deferens are dissected free from surrounding tissue and anastomosed using fine nylon sutures to re-establish patency.’
- ‘The algal structure is a tightly packed series of anastomosing, rounded, irregular ridges rising from a thin layer.’
- ‘The nodules were wrapped by anastomosing networks of blood vessels, reminiscent of the cotyledons of a placenta.’
Late 17th century: coined in French from Greek anastomōsis (see anastomosis).
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