Definition of Anastomosis

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Anastomosis: The connection of normally separate parts. An anastomosis may be naturally occurring or it may be created during embryonic development, surgery, or trauma, or by pathological means. An anastomosis may, for example, connect two blood vessels, or it may connect the healthy sections of the colon or rectum after a cancerous or otherwise diseased portion has been surgically removed.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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