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pseudoaneurysm (plural pseudoaneurysms)
- (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”, in 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.
hematoma that forms as the result of a leaking hole in an artery