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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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Cardiac aneurysms (left ventricular aneurysm, atrial septal aneurysm and atrial appendage aneurysm) can be congenital or acquired.
Our article describes a congenital cardiac aneurysm in the wall of the right ventricle in a pigeon.
Firth, 57, of Old County Road, died at Milford Regional Hospital on Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010 of injuries resulting from a cardiac aneurysm he suffered in 2007.
Cross-sectional imaging appearances of cardiac aneurysms.