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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

aneurysmal also aneurismal \ˌan-yə-ˈriz-məl\play adjective
aneurysmally \-ē\play adverb


Illustration of aneurysm

Variants of aneurysm

also aneurism \ˈan-yə-ˌriz-əm\play


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