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- n. Alternative spelling of aneurysm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a localized dilatation of an artery, due to the pressure of the blood acting on a part weakened by accident or disease.
- n. In thermometry, an enlargement of the capillary tube of the thermometer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Or this line, after Wolowitz invited his date over for Shabbat dinner: “A Catholic girl like you wearing a big cross like that might just give my mother the big brain aneurism I’ve been hoping for.”
Go back to the freerepublic so you don’t have to think anymore – it might give you a brain aneurism since you aren’t used to using that organ.
They would have told me it was my fault because it was a inherent flaw (or whatever the terminology is) – the cancer started before we got insurance, or the aneurism was there waiting to happen, etc. etc.
My mother-in-law died a few years back from a brain aneurism.
Rock star Neil Young is hospitalized in New York for treatment of what his agent calls a dangerous brain aneurism, which is a bulge in a blood vessel.
For either femoral or popliteal arterio-venous aneurisms ligature of the artery above and below the aneurism is the best and safest treatment.
The patient upon whom he performed his now celebrated operation was afflicted with a popliteal aneurism -- that is, the aneurism was located on the large popliteal artery just behind the knee-joint.
As for 'aneurism' [sic] you were probably conflating it with Aneurin Bevan, one of your heroes no doubt (as you're almost a Welshman)?
There is one form of aneurism which is not infrequently overlooked, affecting the anterior mesenteric artery, primarily induced by a worm -- _Strongylus vulgaris_.
At one time she had told Splash magizine to keep her family feud going to make more money, so what is her problem, she is still trying to STEAL Dannielynn from daddy, Now what would a woman who is retired, cannot walk and has a problem remembering due to a aneurism, want with a child, the answer is she just want to control Dannielynn estate, TOO BAD DANNIELYNN HAS A LOVING FATHER