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aortoclasia

[ey-awr-tuh-kley-zhuh, -zhee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. rupture of the aorta.
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Origin of aortoclasia

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