Definition of Arteriovenous fistula

1. Noun. an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein ¹



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Medical Definition of Arteriovenous fistula

1. The surgical joining of an artery and a vein under the skin for the purpose of haemodialysis. Larger arteriovenous shunts can place strain on the heart since arterial blood is diverted back to the venous circulation before it has a chance to deliver nutrients and oxygen to the body tissues. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteriovenous Fistula

arteriosclerotic
arteriosclerotic aneurysm
arteriosclerotic gangrene
arteriosclerotic kidney
arteriosclerotic psychosis
arteriosclerotic retinopathy
arteriospasm
arteriostenosis
arteriotomies
arteriotomy
arteriotony
arteriovenous
arteriovenous anastomosis
arteriovenous aneurysm
arteriovenous carbon dioxide difference
arteriovenous fistula (current term)
arteriovenous malformation
arteriovenous oxygen difference
arteriovenous shunt
arteriovenous strabismus syndrome
arterioventricular
arteritides
arteritis
arteritis nodosa
arteritis obliterans
arteritis virus
arteritises
arterivirus
arterivirus infections
arternoon

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