Definition of Cyst

1. Noun. A closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure.




2. Noun. A small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid).
Exact synonyms: Vesicle
Specialized synonyms: Dacryocyst, Lacrimal Sac, Tear Sac, Dictyosome, Golgi Apparatus, Golgi Body, Golgi Complex, Bleb, Blister, Bulla, Follicle, Liposome
Generic synonyms: Sac
Derivative terms: Cystic

Definition of Cyst

1. n. A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.

Definition of Cyst

1. Noun. A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cyst

1. a sac [n -S] - See also: sac

Medical Definition of Cyst

1. Any closed cavity or sac that is lined by epithelium often contains liquid or semi-solid material. Origin: Gr. Kystis = sac, bladder (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyst

cyproheptadine hydrochloride
cyproheptadines
cyproterones
cypruses
cypsela
cypselae
cypselas
cypseliform
cyrilla
cyrilla family
cyrilovite
cyriologic
cyst (current term)
cyst and decease
cyst thyroglossal
cystacanth
cystadenocarcinoma
cystadenoma
cystalgia
cystamine
cystaphos
cystathionase
cystathionine
cystathionine beta-lyase
cystathionine beta-synthase
cystathionine gamma-lyase
cystathionine gamma-synthase

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