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Aneurysm vs. Embolism

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Aneurysmnoun

(pathology) An abnormal blood-filled swelling of an artery or vein, resulting from a localized weakness in the wall of the vessel.

Embolismnoun

(pathology) An obstruction or occlusion of an artery by an embolus, that is by a blood clot, air bubble or other matter that has been transported by the blood stream.

Aneurysmnoun

a sac-like widening of a blood vessel.

Embolismnoun

The insertion or intercalation of days into the calendar in order to correct the error arising from the difference between the civil year and the solar year.

Aneurysmnoun

a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

Embolismnoun

An intercalated prayer for deliverance from evil coming after the Lord's Prayer.

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Aneurysm

An aneurysm is an outward bulging, likened to a bubble or balloon, caused by a localized, abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall. Aneurysms may be a result of a hereditary condition or an acquired disease.

Embolismnoun

Intercalation; the insertion of days, months, or years, in an account of time, to produce regularity; as, the embolism of a lunar month in the Greek year.

Embolismnoun

Intercalated time.

Embolismnoun

The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. Embolism in the brain often produces sudden unconsciousness and paralysis.

Embolismnoun

an insertion into a calendar

Embolismnoun

occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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Embolism

An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, a blockage-causing piece of material, inside a blood vessel. The embolus may be a blood clot (thrombus), a fat globule (fat embolism), a bubble of air or other gas (gas embolism), amniotic fluid (amniotic fluid embolism), or foreign material.

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