Definition of arteriovenous in English:

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arteriovenous

Pronunciation: /ärˌtirēōˈvēnəs/

adjective

Anatomy
Relating to or affecting an artery and a vein.
Example sentences
  • Pulmonary embolism and lung arteriovenous fistula of the lung were excluded.
  • Thoughtful publications on aneurysm surgery, syringomyelia, and arteriovenous malformations of the spinal cord testified to his rigorous clinical and operative skills.
  • Following delivery, a pulmonary arteriogram was obtained and revealed the presence of multiple large pulmonary parenchymal arteriovenous malformations in the left lung.

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Syllabification: ar·te·ri·o·ve·nous

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