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aneurysm

noun an·eu·rysm

Medical Definition of aneurysm

  1. :  an abnormal blood-filled dilatation of a blood vessel and especially an artery resulting from disease of the vessel wall

  2. an·eu·rys·mal also an·eu·ris·mal \ˌan-yə-ˈriz-məl\play adjective
    an·eu·rys·mal·ly \-ē\play adverb



Illustration of aneurysm

Variants of aneurysm

also an·eu·rism \ˈan-yə-ˌriz-əm\play


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