aneurysm

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  • noun

Synonyms for aneurysm

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

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FDA to market its optical fiber/coil delivery device with a small diode laser, a little larger than a telephone, for treating brain aneurisms.
Currently, to treat this condition, a number of platinum coils are deposited in the aneurism.