Definition of Cysts
1. Noun. (plural of cyst) ¹
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Definition of Cysts
1. cyst [n] - See also: cyst
Medical Definition of Cysts
1. Any closed cavity or sac, normal or abnormal, lined by epithelium, and especially one that contains a liquid or semisolid material. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Cysts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"however, occasionally occur in the orbital and superciliary regions, and li« breast. The treatment slum M consist of excision. Colloid cysts occur in the ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Sixteen cysts of different parts of abdominal cavity (first operation); two cysts in peritoneal cavity and a group of cysts in and below liver (.second ..."
3. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"Tuberculous cysts. 5. Cystic degeneration. 6. Echinococcus cysts. 7. Dermoid cysts. 1. Multiple Small cysts.—Multiple small cysts are those dilatations of ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"On May 31, 1911, a 10 cc vial was filled with solution from the beaker containing about one half the cysts. The vial was then corked, sealed airtight with ..."
5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"In seventeen instances ovarian cysts were found, and in twelve of these the operation was undertaken for ovarian cysts and the myomata were of secondary ..."
6. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"Simple cysts form in the ovary under several conditions. ... Larger single or multiple cysts of inflammatory or mechanical origin pass under the term ..."
7. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"To the former class belong Retention-cysts, Serous cysts, and Parasitic cysts ; to the latter, the cysts met with in "cysto-sarcoma," and the cysts in soft ..."