aortoclasia

[ ey-awr-tuh-kley-zhuh, -zhee-uh ]

nounPathology.
  1. rupture of the aorta.

Origin of aortoclasia

1
aort(a) + -o- + -clasia<Greek klás(is) a breaking (see -clasis) + -ia

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