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abdominal aortic aneurysm meaning

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  • Noun: abdominal aortic aneurysm
    1. An aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension
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    Derived forms: abdominal aortic aneurysms

    Type of: aortic aneurysm

    Encyclopedia: Abdominal aortic aneurysm


  • [Medicine]
    An aneurysm in that part of the aorta continuing from the thoracic region and giving rise to the inferior phrenic,lumbar,median sacral,mesenteric,renal,and ovarian or testicular arteries.

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  1. About 1 . 5 million Americans are known to have abdominal aortic aneurysms.
  2. Scott's death was reporteldy caused by a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
  3. Scott died yesterday of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
  4. In late 2005, he was diagnosed with an inoperable abdominal aortic aneurysm.
  5. Triple-A : abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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