Medical Dictionary

aneurysm

noun an·eu·rysm

Medical Definition of ANEURYSM

:  an abnormal blood-filled dilatation of a blood vessel and especially an artery resulting from disease of the vessel wall
an·eu·rys·mal also an·eu·ris·mal \ˌan-yə-ˈriz-məl\ adjective
an·eu·rys·mal·ly \-ē\ adverb

Variants of ANEURYSM

an·eu·rysm also an·eu·rism \ˈan-yə-ˌriz-əm\

Illustration of ANEURYSM

Browse

July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears