Translation of aneurysm in Spanish:

aneurysm

aneurisma, n.

(aneurism)

Pronunciation /ˈænjəˌrɪzəm//ˈanjʊrɪz(ə)m/

noun

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    aneurisma masculine
    • An aneurysm is a swelling in part of an artery caused by damage to, or weakness of, a blood vessel wall.
    • Your doctor can measure pulses at points around your body to check for a variety of problems, including aneurysms and narrowed arteries.
    • The increasing swelling of an aneurysm of the aorta may press on the spine and chest organs.
    • In patients without subarachnoid hemorrhage from a separate aneurysm, larger aneurysms also were more likely to rupture.
    • For instance, if the aneurysm involves the arteries to the kidneys then surgeons need this information if they plan to operate.