arteriovenous

[ahr-teer-ee-oh-vee-nuhs]
adjective Anatomy.
of or pertaining to an artery and a vein; having characteristics of both arteries and veins.

Origin:
1875–80; arterio- + venous

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arteriovenous (ɑːˌtɪərɪəʊˈviːnəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or affecting an artery and a vein

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arteriovenous ar·te·ri·o·ve·nous (är-tēr'ē-ō-vē'nəs)
adj.

Abbr. AV Of, relating to, or connecting arteries and veins.

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Example sentences
Surgery may be performed for aneurysms or arteriovenous malformations that are bleeding.
My patient had been walking around for decades with an arteriovenous malformation in her head.
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