anastomosing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈnæs.təˌmoʊ.zɪŋ/

Verb[edit]

anastomosing

  1. present participle of anastomose
    • 2014, Rob Dinnis; Chris Stringer, Britain: One million years of human history, London: Natural History Museum, ISBN 978 0 565 09337 2, 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.

Adjective[edit]

anastomosing (not comparable)

  1. (mycology) Fused together in a vein-like network; used to describe mushroom gills that are interconnected with veins.
  2. (geology) Networked into irregularly branching and reconnecting veins of ore.