(Science: surgery) 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.
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... can have babies, thats why i posed the question ... well can 12/13 yo be really ready... but i was speaking biologically too - with the whole fistula problem ,and a higher chance of death in childbirth ... i think that signs from nature are not always the best and most accurate
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