Meaning of anastomosis
Pronunciation: (u-nas"tu-mō'sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
- communication between blood vessels by means of collateral channels, esp. when usual routes are obstructed.
- connection between parts of any branching system, as veinlets in a leaf or branches of a stream.
- a joining of or opening between two organs or spaces that normally are not connected.
- anastomosis (Thesaurus)