Definition of Aneurism

1. Noun. A cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall.




Definition of Aneurism

1. n. A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery.

Definition of Aneurism

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of aneurysm) ¹

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Definition of Aneurism

1. aneurysm [n -S] - See also: aneurysm

Medical Definition of Aneurism

1. A soft, pulsating, hollow tumour, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery. Alternative forms: aneurysm. Origin: Gr, a widening, an opening; up + wide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aneurism

anetholes
anethols
anethopath
anetic
anetoderma
aneuploid
aneuploidies
aneuploids
aneuploidy
aneural
aneurin
aneurine
aneurine hydrochloride
aneurine pyrophosphate
aneurins
aneurism (current term)
aneurismal
aneurismatic
aneurisms
aneurolemmic
aneurysm
aneurysm by anastomosis
aneurysmal
aneurysmal bone cyst
aneurysmal bruit
aneurysmal cough
aneurysmal murmur
aneurysmal phthisis
aneurysmal sac

Literary usage of Aneurism

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"aneurism 5. aneurisms of the Celiac Axis aneurisms of the celiac axis or its ... The prognosis of splenic, hepatic and renal aneurism is equally bad. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1890)
"DIAGNOSIS AXD TREATMENT OF aneurism OF THE AORTA. POWELL (Lancet, January 4, 1890) says that though pathologically aneurisms are still divided into the ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1912)
"П. aneurism Definition. —A tumor containing fluid or solid blood in direct ... Internal aneurism was recognized by Fernelius in the 16th century, ..."

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