Definitions for aortic aneurysm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word aortic aneurysm
an aneurysm of the aorta
An aortic aneurysm is a general term for any swelling of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal, usually representing an underlying weakness in the wall of the aorta at that location. While the stretched vessel may occasionally cause discomfort, a greater concern is the risk of rupture, which causes severe pain; massive internal hemorrhage; and, unless treated immediately, death.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of AORTA.
The numerical value of aortic aneurysm in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of aortic aneurysm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Images & Illustrations of aortic aneurysm
Find a translation for the aortic aneurysm definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these aortic aneurysm definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"aortic aneurysm." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 20 Feb. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/aortic aneurysm>.