ANEURYSM (ANEURISM)

n. swelling at a specific point in an artery, usually where arteries branch from each other, caused by the impact of blood pressure on weak or damaged tissues in this area.

ANEURYSM (ANEURISM): "The individual had an aneurysm in his or her artery that looked to the naked eye like a little balloon."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANEURYSM (ANEURISM)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aneurysm-aneurism/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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