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also 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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Adj.1.aneurysmal - relating to or affected by an aneurysmaneurysmal - relating to or affected by an aneurysm
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, aneurysmatic
a. aneurismal, rel. a un aneurisma.
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