\hˈɑːt ˈanjuːɹˌɪzəm], \hˈɑːt ˈanjuːɹˌɪzəm], \h_ˈɑː_t ˈa_n_j_uː_ɹ_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
Definitions of HEART ANEURYSM
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An aneurysmal dilatation of a portion of the wall of the ventricle, usually the left, or, rarely, a saccular protrusion through it (false aneurysm of the heart). It is usually consequent to myocardial infarction but other causes such as bacterial endocarditis or trauma have been described. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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