Peritoneovenous shunt



peritoneovenous shunt per·i·to·ne·o·ve·nous shunt (pěr’ĭ-tn-ē’ō-vē’nəs)
n.
A shunt between the peritoneal cavity and the venous system, usually by means of a catheter.

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