pseudoaneurysm

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pseudoaneurysm pseu·do·an·eu·rysm (sōō'dō-ān'yə-rĭz'əm)
n.
A dilation of an artery with actual disruption of one or more layers of its walls, rather than with expansion of all wall layers. Also called false aneurysm.

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