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cyst meaning

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  • Noun: cyst  sist
    1. A closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure 
    2. A small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
      - vesicle

    Sounds like: cist

    Derived forms: cysts

    See also: cystic, encysted

    Type of: pathology, sac

    Encyclopedia: Cyst


  • [Medicine]
    Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal,abnormal,non-neoplastic,or neoplastic tissues. n
    1 : a closed sac having a distinct membrane and developing abnormally in a body cavity or structure
    2 : a body resembling a cyst: as
    a : a capsule formed about a minute organism going into a resting or spore stage; also : this capsule with its contents
    b : a resistant cover about a parasite produced by the parasite or the host —compare HYDATID 2a
Examples
  • cysts are the result of faulty embryogenesis.
  • An amoeba forms a cyst when conditions are unfavourable.
  • In older infants and children infection in the cyst is common.
  • Parasitic and nonparasitic cysts rarely occur in the spleen.
  • cysts should be excised and sterilized to avoid ingestion by the definitive host.
  • Both solitary cysts and polycystic disease are usually not discovered until adulthood.
  • At exploratory surgical operations, however, the unopened hydatid cyst should be excised.
  • He was unable to prove conclusively how passage through the worm affected hatchability of cysts.
  • Each cysticercus consists of a cyst wall and a single scolex invaginated into the lumen.
  • A degenerating cyst is usually collapsed and surrounded by inflammatory exudate and fibrous connective tissue.
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