Definition of aneurysm. Meaning of aneurysm. Synonyms of aneurysm

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Definition of aneurysm

aneurysm
Aneurism An"eu*rism, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a widening, an opening; ? up + ? wide.] (Med.) A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery. [Written also aneurysm.]

Meaning of aneurysm from wikipedia

- An aneurysm is an outward bulging, likened to a bubble or balloon, caused by a localized, abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall. Aneurysms may be...
- Intracranial aneurysm, also known as brain aneurysm, is a cerebrovascular disorder in which weakness in the wall of a cerebral artery or vein causes a...
- An aortic aneurysm is an enlargement (dilatation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. They usually cause no symptoms except when ruptured...
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA or triple A) is a localized enlargement of the abdominal aorta such that the diameter is greater than 3 cm or more than...
- Ventricular aneurysms are one of the many complications that may occur after a heart attack. The word aneurysm refers to a bulge or ‘pocketing’ of the...
- surgery. Major trauma, smoking, cocaine use, pregnancy, a thoracic aortic aneurysm, inflammation of arteries, and abnormal lipid levels are also ****ociated...
- An aneurysm is a localized, blood-filled balloon-like bulge in the wall of a blood vessel. Aneurysm may also refer to Aneurysm (band), an Italian metal...
- An infected aneurysm is an aneurysm arising from bacterial infection of the arterial wall. It can be a common complication of the hematogenous spread...
- "Aneurysm" is a song by the American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain, b****ist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl...
- A thoracic aortic aneurysm is an aortic aneurysm that presents primarily in the thorax. A thoracic aortic aneurysm is the "ballooning" of the upper aspect...
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