The size of the aneurism varies between that of a pea and that of a mans head.
But apoplexy may kill one in two hours, and aneurism only takes two minutes.
Dempster died suddenly this morning of aneurism of the heart, leaving no confession of any kind.'
Physicians had been sent for, who had attributed his death to an aneurism.
The aneurism was of the third part of the axillary artery, and a ligature was applied at the lower margin of the pectoralis minor.
The aneurism continued to contract, and the patient was sent home.
From this operation the patient made a good recovery, and when discharged there was no sign of an aneurism of the vein.'
It was too late; the aneurism had burst, and the colonel was dead.
The wall of the aneurism is atheromatous, or calcified; the middle coat may be atrophied.
Souris had just died suddenly from the rupture of an aneurism.
early 15c., from Medieval Latin aneurisma, from Greek aneurysmos "dilation," from aneurynein "to dilate," from ana- "up" (see ana-) + eurynein "widen," from eurys "broad, wide," from PIE root *were- "wide, broad" (cf. Sanskrit uruh "broad, wide").
aneurysm an·eu·rysm or an·eu·rism (ān'yə-rĭz'əm)
A localized, blood-filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall.