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an·eu·rysmalso an·eu·rism (ăn′yə-rĭz′əm)
An abnormal, blood-filled sac formed by dilation of the wall of a blood vessel or heart ventricle, most commonly the abdominal aorta and intracranial arteries, resulting from disease or trauma to the wall, as in atherosclerosis.
[Middle English aneurisme, ultimately from Greek aneurusma, from aneurein, to dilate : ana-, throughout; see ana- + eurus, wide.]
an′eu·rys′mal (-məl) adj.
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(Medicine) a sac formed by abnormal dilation of the weakened wall of a blood vessel
[C15: from Greek aneurusma, from aneurunein to dilate, from eurunein to widen]
ˌaneuˈrysmal, ˌaneuˈrismal, ˌaneurysˈmatic, ˌaneurisˈmatic adj
ˌaneuˈrysmally, ˌaneuˈrismally, ˌaneurysˈmatically, ˌaneurisˈmatically adv
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or an•eu•rism(ˈæn yəˌrɪz əm)
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilatation usu. caused by weakening of the vessel wall.
[1650–60; < Greek aneúrysma dilation, derivative (with -(s)ma n. suffix of result) of aneurýnein to dilate (see an-3, eury-)]
an`eu•rys′mal, an`eu•ris′mal, adj.
an`eu•rys′mal•ly, an`eu•ris′mal•ly, adv.
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A swelling in the wall of an artery or vein caused by disease or injury.
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a disease of the artery wall that causes a localized dilatation of the artery and a pulsating tumor.See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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|Noun||1.||aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall|
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the aorta
cerebral aneurysm - an aneurysm of the carotid artery
intracranial aneurysm - an aneurysm of a cranial artery
ventricular aneurysm - a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction)
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n. aneurisma, dilatación de una porción de la pared de una arteria;
aortic ___ → ___ aórtico;
berry ___ → ___ cerebral saculado;
cerebral ___ → ___ cerebral;
dissecting ___ → ___ disecante;
false ___ → ___ falso;
fusiform ___ → ___ fusiforme;
true ___ → ___verdadero.
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aneurysmn aneurisma m; abdominal aortic — aneurisma aórtico abdominal, aneurisma de aorta abdominal; dissecting — aneurisma disecante; mycotic — aneurisma micótico
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