connecting an artery to a vein.
Relating to both arteries and veins.
The connection between arteries and veins or something affecting arteries and veins.
Both arterial and venous; pertaining to or affecting an artery and a vein.
AV) Fistula A blood vessel that is made by surgically sewing together an artery and a vein (often in the forearm) to create the rapid blood flow from the heart needed for efficient hemodialysis. It is also commonly called a native fistula or fistula.