The union of an organ with another resulting in inter-communication of their contents e.g. the union of two fungal hyphae.
Joining of two or more cell processes or multicellular tubules to form a branching system. Anastomosis of blood vessels allows alternative routes for blood flow.
An anastomosis (plural anastomoses, from gr. ἀναστόμωσις, communicating opening) is the reconnection of two streams that previously branched out, such as blood vessels or leaf veins. The term is used in medicine, biology, mycology, geology, geography and architecture. ==Medicine== An anastomosis is the connection of two structures. It ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastomosis
(ә-nas″tә-mo´sis) pl. anastomo´ses communication between two tubular organs. surgical, traumatic, or pathologic formation of a connection between two normally distinct structures. adj., anastomot´ic., adj.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(= hyphal fusion). Fusion of somatic hyphae; characteristic of most Dikaryomycota. (Pl. anastomoses.) Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_A.htm
(Gr. anastomosis opening, outlet) an opening created by surgical, traumatic or pathological means between two normally separate spaces or organs.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio05.html
(ua-nas;tuo-mo;sis) An interconnecting aggregation of blood vessels or nerves that form a network plexus.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
- a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuousFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=anastomosis
• (n.) The inosculation of vessels, or intercommunication between two or more vessels or nerves, as the cross communication between arteries or veins.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/anastomosis/
<surgery> An opening created by surgical, traumatic or pathological means between two normally separate spaces or organs. ... (04 May 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuousFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=anastomosis
; plural Anastomoses
[ New Latin , from Greek ... opening, from ... to furnish with a mouth or opening, to open; ... + sto`ma
mouth: confer French anastomose
.] (Anat. & Bot.)
The inosculation of vessels, or intercommunication between...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/78
A junction between two vessels, or other tubular anatomical structures.
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A procedure to connect healthy sections of tubular structures in the body after the diseased portion has been surgically removed.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=A
An end-to-end union or joining up of two structures usually blood vessels or loops of intestine
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Anastomosis: The connection of normally separate parts or spaces so they intercommunicate. An anastomosis may be naturally occurring or artificially constructed and be created during the process of embryonic development or by surgery, trauma or pathological means. An anastomosis may, for example, connect two blood vessels (as in a naturally occurri...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2236
Greek ana = of each, and stoma = mouth, hence the end-to-end continuity of 2 vessels; adjective - anastomotic.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
In animals and plants, anastomosis is the inosculation of vessels, or the opening of one vessel into another, as an artery into another artery, or a vein into a vein. By means of anastomosis, if the course of a fluid is arrested in one vessel it can proceed along others. It is by anastomosis that circulation is re-established in amputated limbs, an...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GA.HTM
Joining up two ends of a hollow organ.
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mesh or network of tubes or half-tubes, often confined to a bedding plane and usually related to the tube conduits formed in the phreatic zone.Found on http://www.cancaver.ca/docs/glossary.htm
Re-connecting or joining together. For example, in bowel surgery, part of the bowel can be cut out and the two cut ends joined together (anastomosed).Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm
The connection formed when sewing together two pieces of stomach and/or intestine. In a gastric bypass there are two anastamoses. The first is the connection between the new stomach pouch and the small intestine, called a gastro-jejunostomy, and the second is the connection between the small intestine coming from the bypassed stomach and the small ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22138
The joining together of two ends of healthy bowel after diseased bowel has been cut out (resected) by the surgeon. This may be contrasted to a colostomy, when the bowel ends may be permanently diverted, or anastamosed at a later surgery.Found on http://www.genomichealth.com/GlobalPages/Glossary.aspx#.UkXdxD9rPgZ
Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-nas′tō-mō′sis, -sez Definitions: 1. A natural communication, direct or indirect, between two blood vessels or other tubular structures. 2. An operative union of two structures (vessels, ureters, nerves). 3. An opening created by surgery, trauma, or disease between two or more normally separate ...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=3415
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