aneurysm etymology

English word aneurysm comes from Ancient Greek εὐρύς, Ancient Greek ἀνά

Detailed word origin of aneurysm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
εὐρύς Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνά Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνεύρυσμα Ancient Greek (grc)
aneurysm English (eng) (pathology) An abnormal blood-filled swelling of an artery or vein, resulting from a localized weakness in the wall of the vessel.

Words with the same origin as aneurysm

Descendants of ἀνά
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