arteriovenous fistula n.
An abnormal communication between an artery and a vein, usually resulting in the formation of an arteriovenous aneurysm.
- Arteriovenous nicking
arteriovenous nicking arteriovenous nicking n. A constriction of a vein in the retina of the eye at an artery-vein crossing.
- Arteriovenous oxygen difference
arteriovenous oxygen difference arteriovenous oxygen difference n. The difference in the oxygen content, in milliliters per 100 milliliters blood, between arterial and venous blood.
- Arteriovenous shunt
arteriovenous shunt arteriovenous shunt n. The passage of blood directly from arteries to veins, without going through the capillary network.
inflammation of an artery. Historical Examples arteritis may be limited to single trunks or it may affect, more or less, all the arteries of the body. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture Weber calls this case one of arteritis obliterans with intermittent claudication. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield […]