arteriorrhexis

[ är-tîr′ē-ō-rĕksĭs ]

n.

Rupture of an artery.

Nearby words

  1. arterionephrosclerosis,
  2. arteriopathy,
  3. arterioplasty,
  4. arteriopressor,
  5. arteriorrhaphy,
  6. arteriosclerosis,
  7. arteriosclerosis obliterans,
  8. arteriosclerotic aneurysm,
  9. arteriospasm,
  10. arteriostenosis


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