anastomose

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See also: anastomosé

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anastomose (third-person singular simple present anastomoses, present participle anastomosing, simple past and past participle anastomosed)

  1. (transitive, of streams and rivers, blood vessels, etc.) To join (two or more things) by anastomosis, to interconnect forming a network.
    • 2014 [2013], Rob Dinnis; Chris Stringer, Britain: One million years of human history, London: Natural History Museum, →ISBN, page 31:
      Happisburgh's humans discarded their stone tools close to one of several anastomosing, slow-flowing low-energy rivers, all of which meandered across a floodplain into a large estuary.
  2. (intransitive, of rivers, blood vessels, etc.) To join by anastomosis.

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anastomose (comparative more anastomose, superlative most anastomose)

  1. (botany, mycology) Joined or run together; interconnected.
  2. (of rivers, etc) Joined or run together, ramified, interconnected.

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anastomose f (plural anastomoses)

  1. anastomosis

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anastomose

  1. inflection of anastomoser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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anastomose f (plural anastomoses)

  1. (anatomy) anastomosis (connection between two channels or vessels)
  2. (surgery) anastomosis (creation of a connection two channels or vessels)

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anastomose

  1. only used in me anastomose, first-person singular present subjunctive of anastomosarse
  2. only used in se anastomose, third-person singular present subjunctive of anastomosarse
  3. only used in se ... anastomose, syntactic variant of anastomósese, third-person singular imperative of anastomosarse