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1. aneurysm

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

Synonyms

  • aortic aneurysm
  • cardiovascular disease
  • cerebral aneurysm
  • aneurism
  • intracranial aneurysm

Antonyms

  • hypertension

Etymology

  • ἀνεύρυσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. aortic

adjective. ['eɪˈɔrtɪk'] of or relating to the aorta.

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • aorta (English)
  • ἀορτή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word aortic-aneurysm


1. Noun Phrase
Exercise is an important part of maintaining health and the presence of an abdominal aortic aneurysm should not stop you from doing so.

2. Noun Phrase
In addition, prior abdominal surgeries or having a history of an abdominal aortic aneurysm may also cause the abs to weaken and lead to split stomach muscles in men.

3. Noun Phrase
According to the Cleveland Clinic -- one of the top hospitals in the United States -- an abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially life-threatening enlargement of the lower part of your aorta that extends through your abdomen 1.

4. Noun Phrase
Abdominal aortic aneurysms, or AAAs, are found in 2 percent of men older than the age of 55 and the male to female ratio of occurrence is 8-to-1.

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