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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall [syn: aneurysm, aneurism]

Merriam Webster's

also aneurism noun Etymology: Greek aneurysma, from aneurynein to dilate, from ana- + eurynein to stretch, from eurys wide more at eury- Date: 15th century an abnormal blood-filled bulge of a blood vessel and especially an artery resulting from weakening (as from disease) of the vessel wall aneurysmal adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also aneurism) an excessive localized enlargement of an artery. Derivatives: aneurysmal adj. (also aneurismal). Etymology: Gk aneurusma f. aneuruno widen out f. eurus wide

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aneurism An"eu*rism, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a widening, an opening; ? up + ? wide.] (Med.) A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery. [Written also aneurysm.]



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