An aneurysm or aneurism (from Greek: ἀνεύρυσμα, aneurysma, "dilation", from ἀνευρύνειν, aneurynein, "to dilate") is a localized, blood-filled balloon-like bulge in the wall of a blood vessel.Aneurysms can occur in any blood vessel, with examples including aneurysms of the circle of Willis in the brain, aortic aneurysms affecting the thoracic aorta, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. Aneurysms can also occur within the heart itself.As an aneurysm increases in size, the risk of rupture increases. A ruptured aneurysm can lead to bleeding and subsequent hypovolemic shock, leading to death.
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    … much of the impact via crumple zones and air bags, as well as through crash avoidance/ automatic braking systems (which can minimize impact by automatically slowing the vehicle in emergency situations). While many lives have been saved as a direct result of these safety features, in reality, they can only do so much. Typical g-forces in a motor…

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