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  • n. Plural form of anastomosis.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of anastomose.

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  • Galen, moreover, correctly asserted -- though the means of investigation at his disposition did not allow him to prove the fact -- that the ramifications of the vena arteriosa in the substance of the lungs communicate with those of the arteria venosa, by direct, though invisible, passages, which he terms anastomoses; and that, by means of these communications, a certain portion of the blood of the right ventricle of the heart passes through the lungs into the left ventricle.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11

  • The arteries, in their distribution, communicate with one another, forming what are called anastomoses, and these communications are very free between the large as well as between the smaller branches.

    VI. The Arteries. 1. Introduction

  • Galen maintained, though he could not prove the fact, that the ultimate branches of the arteries and veins communicated together somehow or other, by what he called 'anastomoses', and that these

    Lectures and Essays

  • In every chair of anatomy and physiology (which studies were not then separated) in Europe, it was taught that the blood brought to the liver by the portal vein, and carried out of the liver to the 'vena cava' by the hepatic vein, is distributed from the right side of the heart, through the other veins, to all parts of the body; that the blood of the arteries takes a like course from the heart towards the periphery; and that it is there, by means of the 'anastomoses', more or less mixed up with the venous blood.

    Lectures and Essays

  • 'anastomoses' existed not only in the body in general but also in the lungs.

    Lectures and Essays

  • & The interconnecting blood vessels, called anastomoses, allow blood that is normally shared across the placenta to pass disproportionately between the two fetuses.

    TTTS — Dicus

  • Wilson RD, Johnson A, Ryan G. Current controversies in prenatal diagnosis 2: Should laser ablation of placental anastomoses be used in all cases of twin to twin transfusion?

    Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

  • Nobel Prize winner Alexis Carrel's pioneering work on surgical anastomoses of vessels and organ transplantation is but one of a thousand examples.

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  • Galen maintained, though he could not prove the fact, that the ultimate branches of the arteries and veins communicated together somehow or other, by what he called ‘anastomoses’, and that these ‘anastomoses’ existed not only in the body in general but also in the lungs.

    Essays

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