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arteriovenous

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adjective ar·te·rio·ve·nous \-ˈvē-nəs\

Definition of arteriovenous

  1. :  of, relating to, or connecting the arteries and veins <an arteriovenous fistula>



Origin of arteriovenous

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1880


Medical Dictionary

arteriovenous

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adjective ar·te·rio·ve·nous \är-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈvē-nəs\

Medical Definition of arteriovenous

  1. :  of, relating to, or connecting the arteries and veins <arteriovenous anastomoses>




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