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inosculate

in·os·cu·late

inosculate

 
pronunciation:
ih nask y leIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inosculated, inosculates, inosculating
definition 1: to join (blood vessels) by small openings at the ends, or to intertwine (fibers).
definition 2: to join intimately; blend.
derivation: inosculation (n.)