Hodgson's disease

Hodgson's disease

 [hoj´sunz]
aneurysmal dilatation of the proximal part of the aorta; it is sometimes accompanied by dilatation of the heart.

Hodgson's disease

[hoj′sənz]
Etymology: Joseph Hodgson, English physician, 1788-1869; Gk, dis, not; Fr, aise, ease
an aneurysmal dilation of the aorta.