vascular parabiosis

vascular parabiosis
the crossing of the circulation between two experimental animals by anastomosis of blood vessels.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • parabiosis — noun a) The (natural or surgical) union of parts of two organisms (especially of their vascular systems) b) The fusion of two embryos to form conjoined twins …   Wiktionary

  • parabiosis — 1. Fusion of whole eggs or embryos, as occurs in some forms of conjoined twins. 2. Surgical joining of the vascular systems of two organisms. [para + G. biosis, life] * * * para·bi·o·sis .par ə (.)bī ō səs, bē n, pl o·ses .sēz the anatomical and… …   Medical dictionary

  • parabiosis — /pærəbaɪˈoʊsəs/ (say paruhbuy ohsuhs) noun Biology the artificial joining of a pair of animals so that they share a vascular system, usually as an experimental procedure. {para 1 + biosis} –parabiotic /pærəbaɪˈɒtɪk/ (say paruhbuy otik), adjective …   Australian-English dictionary

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