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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


, aneurysmatic
a. aneurismal, rel. a un aneurisma.
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Vessels associated with AMLs are dysplastic in nature and therefore predisposed to aneurysmal dilatation and hemorrhage, particularly when an AML is > 4 cm.
Acute subdural haemorrhage (aSDH) secondary to an aneurysmal bleed is a surgical emergency that requires urgent decision making.
A normal CT of the brain in a patient presenting with sudden severe headache excludes a diagnosis of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage.
The new GORE Hybrid Vascular Graft is indicated for use as a vascular prosthesis for replacement or bypass ofdeceased vessels impacted by aortic aneurysmal, peripheral vascular and end stage renal disease.
When the diagnosis is not straightforward, other cystic lesions, such as aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs), intraosseous ganglia, and occasionally, fibrous dysplasia with cystic degeneration, enter the differential diagnosis.
The first new guideline - on the Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - is complete and has been submitted for publication, said Dr.
Results of histologic examination of the mass were consistent with an aneurysmal bone cyst.
The aneurysmal wall contains dense fibrous tissue but lacks myocardial fibers and coronary arteries.