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aneurysm


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aneurysm 
  n  :  a  sac-like  widening  of  a  blood  vessel 




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