AVM

Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for arteriovenous malformations, under malformation.
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AVM

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AVM

AVM: An AVM (arteriovenous malformation) is a congenital disorder (one present at birth) of blood vessels in the brain, brainstem, or spinal cord that is characterized by a complex, tangled web of abnormal arteries and veins connected by one or more fistulas (abnormal communications). The AVM has no capillary bed of its own and the fistulas in the ...
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AVM

Synonym for arteriovenous malformation ... <anatomy, embryology> A tangled collection of abnormal blood vessels where there is an abnormal communication between the arterial and venous systems. The afferents flow directly into the venous efferents without the usual resistance of an intervening capillary bed. ... They are mostly congenital. If...
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