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Definitions for aneurysm
ˈæn yəˌrɪz əmaneu·rysm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aneurysm, aneurismnoun

    a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

Wiktionary

  1. aneurysmnoun

    An abnormal blood-filled swelling of an artery or vein, resulting from a localized weakness in the wall of the vessel.

  2. Etymology: From ἀνεύρυσμα, from ἀνά + εὐρύς.

Wikipedia

  1. Aneurysm

    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 a result of a hereditary condition or an acquired disease. Aneurysms can also be a nidus (starting point) for clot formation (thrombosis) and embolization. As an aneurysm increases in size, the risk of rupture, which leads to uncontrolled bleeding, increases. Although they may occur in any blood vessel, particularly lethal examples include aneurysms of the Circle of Willis in the brain, aortic aneurysms affecting the thoracic aorta, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. Aneurysms can arise in the heart itself following a heart attack, including both ventricular and atrial septal aneurysms. There are congenital atrial septal aneurysms, a rare heart defect.

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  1. aneurysm

    An aneurysm is a localized, abnormal dilation or bulging of a blood vessel caused by weakness in the wall of the vessel. It can occur in various parts of the body, such as the brain, aorta, or other arteries. Aneurysms can pose a serious health risk as they have the potential to rupture, leading to severe bleeding and potentially life-threatening consequences.

Wikidata

  1. Aneurysm

    An aneurysm or aneurism is a localized, blood-filled balloon-like bulge in the wall of a blood vessel. Aneurysms can commonly occur in arteries at the base of the brain and an aortic aneurysm occurs in the main artery carrying blood from the left ventricle of the heart. When the size of an aneurysm increases, there is a significant risk of rupture, resulting in severe hemorrhage, other complications or death. Aneurysms can be hereditary or caused by disease, both of which cause the wall of the blood vessel to weaken.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aneurysm

    Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aneurysm in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aneurysm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of aneurysm in a Sentence

  1. Carolyn Brockington:

    You look at the size of the aneurysm, if there’s a big one you’re concerned about it maybe rupturing over time, you’re worried about the shape, if there’s a lot of irregularity on the dome that means there’s a lot of pressure inside.

  2. Carolyn Brockington:

    Think of [the aneurysm] like a balloon coming off the wall of the artery. On the neck of the balloon they put a small clip in so blood can’t go into the aneurysm, which means the balloon will deflate, the more newer approach is an endovascular approach using an angiogram. They go into the balloon itself and fill the balloon with small coil so blood can’t go into the balloon, and therefore the aneurysm deflates.

  3. Carolyn Brockington:

    The more newer approach is an endovascular approach using an angiogram. They go into the balloon itself and fill the balloon with small coil so blood can’t go into the balloon, and therefore the aneurysm deflates.

  4. Robert Vallieres:

    A big beam came flying off of a truck and caught me in the temple area. I woke up in a medical hospital somewhere, a few days later, they sent me back to my unit and then I became really ill with an aneurysm on the verge of bursting in my heart.

  5. William Sharp:

    Her mother died of a brain aneurysm and her father was tragically murdered up in the D.C. area.

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