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A/V

1.
Also, a.v. ad valorem.

A.V.

1.
Artillery Volunteers.
3.
Authorized Version (of the Bible).

atrioventricular

[ey-tree-oh-ven-trik-yuh-ler] /ˌeɪ tri oʊ vɛnˈtrɪk yə lər/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of or pertaining to the atria and ventricles of the heart.
Abbreviation: AV, A-V.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin atrio- (combining form of atrium heart chamber; see atrium, -o-) + ventricular
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British Dictionary definitions for a v

atrioventricular

/ˌeɪtrɪəʊvɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə/
adjective (anatomy)
1.
of, relating to, or affecting both the atria and the ventricles of the heart atrioventricular disease
Word Origin
C19: from atrio-, from New Latin atrium heart chamber (see atrium) + ventricular

a-v

abbreviation
1.
audiovisual

a.v.

abbreviation
1.
ad valorem
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Word Origin and History for a v

A.V.

abbreviation of Authorized Version (of the English Bible, 1611) attested from 1868.

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a v in Medicine

atrioventricular a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar (ā'trē-ō-věn-trĭk'yə-lər)
adj.
Abbr. A-V
Of or relating to the atria and the ventricles of the heart.

A-V abbr.

  1. arteriovenous

  2. atrioventricular

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Related Abbreviations for a v

a.v.

Latin ad valorem (in proportion to the value)

A/V

  1. Latin ad valorem (in proportion to the value)
  2. audiovisual

A-V

  1. arteriovenous
  2. atrioventricular
  3. audiovisual
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