arteriovenous

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

Definition of arteriovenous

:of, relating to, or connecting the arteries and veins
  • an arteriovenous fistula

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arteriovenous

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

medical Definition of arteriovenous

:of, relating to, or connecting the arteries and veins
  • arteriovenous anastomoses

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