Pronunciation: (in-os'kyu-lāt"), [key]
—v.i., v.t., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to unite by openings, as arteries in anastomosis.
2. to connect or join so as to become or make continuous, as fibers; blend.
3. to unite intimately.
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