arterial vein

ar·te·ri·al vein

a vein so called because it ramifies like an artery (portal vein) or because, while proceeding from the heart like an artery, it contains unoxygenated blood, like a vein (pulmonary artery).
Synonym(s): vena arteriosa
References in classic literature ?
In the next place, the consistency of the coats of which the arterial vein and the great artery are composed, sufficiently shows that the blood is impelled against them with more force than against the veins.
She is battling rare arterial vein compressions, which causes agonising pelvic, groin and hip pain, and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), which affects the skin, bones and blood vessels.
The bite was vicious and deep and she was bleeding profusely from an arterial vein and she was washing it with seawater in a desperate attempt to clean the wound.
The skill of the surgeon as he delicately stitched a wobbling piece of arterial vein to the still pulsating heart was beyond anything else I've ever seen.
``He cut through an arterial vein on the second wound.
Glucose: Glucose concentrations of hepatic and arterial veins (Pless than 0.01 Table 2) and arterial flux (Table 3) were higher (Pless than 0.05) for goats fed HC diet than that fed HF diet.