Aneurism vs Aneurysm - What's the difference?

aneurism | aneurysm | Alternative forms |

Aneurism is an alternative form of aneurysm.


As nouns the difference between aneurism and aneurysm

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

aneurism

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Usage notes

    * This spelling does not respect the Greek origins of the word. * It is much less commonly used than aneurysm (1:20 in the US per COCA).

    Anagrams

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    aneurysm

    Alternative forms

    * aneurism

    Noun

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

    * aneurysmatic * aneurysmal