Definition of Macrocyst

1. [n -S]



Medical Definition of Macrocyst

1. A cyst that is large enough to be felt with the fingers. (22 Jan 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrocyst

macrocracks
macrocranium
macrocryoglobulin
macrocryoglobulinaemia
macrocryst
macrocrystal
macrocrystalline
macrocrysts
macrocycle
macrocycles
macrocyclic
macrocyclic compound
macrocyclic compounds
macrocyclization
macrocyclizations
macrocyst (current term)
macrocystis
macrocysts
macrocytase
macrocyte
macrocytes
macrocythemia
macrocytic
macrocytic achylic anaemia
macrocytic anaemia
macrocytic anaemia of pregnancy
macrocytic anaemia tropical
macrocytic anemia
macrocytic hyperchromia
macrocytoses

Literary usage of Macrocyst

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"... a sudden change in the watery environment, the plasmodium will become massed into a cake-like lump in which form it remains as a sclerotium, macrocyst, ..."

2. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"... the plasmodium passes into a resting-phase known as the macrocyst, or thick-walled cyst. It breaks up into portions of unequal size, which become ..."

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