Meaning of arteriovenous

ar•te•ri•o•ve•nous

Pronunciation: (är-tēr"ē-ō-vē'nus), [key]
— adj. Anat.
  1. of or pertaining to an artery and a vein; having characteristics of both arteries and veins.
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