Definition of Aneurysm, cardiac
Aneurysm, cardiac: An outpouching of an abnormally thin portion of the heart wall. Cardiac aneurysms tend to involve the left ventricle because the blood there is under the greatest pressure.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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