[ahr-teer-ee-oh-vee-nuh s]

adjective Anatomy.

of or relating to an artery and a vein; having characteristics of both arteries and veins.

Origin of arteriovenous

First recorded in 1875–80; arterio- + venous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for arteriovenous



of, relating to, or affecting an artery and a vein
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arteriovenous in Medicine




Of, relating to, or connecting arteries and veins.
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