pseudoaneurysm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ aneurysm

Noun[edit]

pseudoaneurysm (plural pseudoaneurysms)

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  1. (medicine) A so-called "false aneurysm", a hematoma that forms as the result of a leaking hole in an artery.
    • 2008 May 12, George Vecsey, “Accepting the Costs of a Life in Football”, New York Times:
      One nurse aggressively stanched the arterial pseudoaneurysm with a copious number of four-inch gauze pads, but Williams’s ordeal is hardly over.