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Medical Term:

atherosclerotic aneurysm


the most common type of aneurysm, occurring in the abdominal aorta and other large arteries, primarily in old people; often associated with atherosclerotic changes in blood vessels in other parts of the body.

Synonym(s): arteriosclerotic aneurysm

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