ar·​te·​rio·​ve·​nous | \ -ˈvē-nəs How to pronounce arteriovenous (audio) \

Definition of arteriovenous

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

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Stratman had a previously undiagnosed condition involving an AVM (arteriovenous malformation). Scott Springer,, "Celebration of the life of Matt Stratman is Thursday at Lakota West," 2 July 2018 Matt had something called arteriovenous malformation, or AVM. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty: In his 15 years, Matt Stratman made his mark on our community.," 6 July 2018 His condition is somewhat similar to that of Sycamore's David Moskowitz, who suddenly developed similar symptoms in the winter and was eventually diagnosed with an AVM (arteriovenous malformation) a congenital disorder of blood vessels in the brain. Scott Springer,, "Stratman Strong: Lakota West lacrosse seeks community support for family of Matt Stratman," 11 June 2018 The other one is an AVM, or arteriovenous malformation. Deborah Netburn,, "Melania Trump had an embolization to treat a kidney condition. What is an embolization?," 14 May 2018 The page stated the boy was fighting a severe case of arteriovenous malformation, an abnormal connection between arteries and veins that bypasses the capillary system. Chris Harris,, "Texas Mom Allegedly Subjected Her Healthy Son, 8, to 323 Doctor Visits and 13 Surgeries," 14 Dec. 2017 Ultimately, she was diagnosed with brain arteriovenous malformation, (AVM), a condition with which she was born. Carol Robinson,, "Vigil set for Alabama student who died in coma after soccer accident," 30 Oct. 2017 Here's how a 36-year-old actress finally got the right diagnosis and treatment for her arteriovenous malformation, or AVM., "This Woman's Potentially Fatal Brain Condition Was Misdiagnosed as Allergies," 24 Aug. 2017

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1740, in the meaning defined above

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ar·​te·​rio·​ve·​nous | \ är-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈvē-nəs How to pronounce arteriovenous (audio) \

Medical Definition of arteriovenous

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

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