Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or connecting both arteries and veins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Refers to the spatial relationship between the primary arteries and the primary veins of the heart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. connecting an artery to a vein.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to an artery and a vein.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. connecting an artery to a vein

Etymologies

artery + vein. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "What they did determine through some of the testing is that Mike has a congenital tangle of blood vessels right outside his brain that is called arteriovenous malformation, or what we refer to as AVM," Burkholder said.

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  • Johnson was admitted Wednesday afternoon after a condition from birth, called arteriovenous malformation, caused bleeding in his brain, said U.S. Capitol attending physician Adm.

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  • Bray was diagnosed with a brain condition called arteriovenous malformation or AVM.

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  • At the inquest, in August 2007, the coroner ruled that Jenna had died from swelling of the brain because of bleeding from a rare condition called arteriovenous malformation.

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  • Building on its deep understanding of the specialized role that the endothelium plays in regulating natural healing and repair processes associated with disease, Pervasis is advancing groundbreaking new therapies to dramatically improve the outcomes of common vascular interventions, such as arteriovenous access, angioplasties, stents, and peripheral and coronary bypass grafts -- the failure of which result in serious complications and a significant increase in medical costs.

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  • It can be used to treat brain tumours (often secondaries which have spread from primary breast cancers, for examople), and conditions such as arteriovenous malformation, a problem affecting the blood vessels in the brain.

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  • He has been diagnosed with brain arteriovenous malformation AVN, which means there is a tangle of blood vessels in his skull outside his brain, said Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder.

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  • Maisha, from Redbridge, north-east London, was 10 when she had a routine operation at the hospital last June to relieve an arteriovenous malformation AVM in her skull.

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  • Fub says: neurodoc: Before these details were added, I was going to go with an intracranial bleed, whether due to an aneurysm that had been leaking for awhile and finally ruptured, an arteriovenous malformation, or other lesion predisposing to hemorrhage.

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  • Before these details were added, I was going to go with an intracranial bleed, whether due to an aneurysm that had been leaking for awhile and finally ruptured, an arteriovenous malformation, or other lesion predisposing to hemorrhage.

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