Definition of Cysts. Meaning of Cysts. Synonyms of Cysts

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Definition of Cysts

Cyst
Cyst Cyst (s[i^]st), n. [Gr. ky`stis bladder, bag, pouch, fr. ky`ein to be pregnant. Cf. Cyme.] 1. (Med.) (a) 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. (b) In old authors, the urinary bladder, or the gall bladder. [Written also cystis.] 2. (Bot.) One of the bladders or air vessels of certain alg[ae], as of the great kelp of the Pacific, and common rockweeds (Fuci) of our shores. --D. C. Eaton. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small capsule or sac of the kind in which many immature entozoans exist in the tissues of living animals; also, a similar form in Rotifera, etc. (b) A form assumed by Protozoa in which they become saclike and quiescent. It generally precedes the production of germs. See Encystment.

Meaning of Cysts from wikipedia

- (air pocket in the lung) Pericardial cyst (abnormal dilatation of pericardium) Liver cysts Simple cysts Hydatid cysts Biliary cystadenoma Biliary cystadenocarcinoma...
- cysts are related to ovulation, being either follicular cysts or corpus luteum cysts. Other types include cysts due to endometriosis, dermoid cysts,...
- (containing only fluid) cyst. The majority of these functional cysts resolve spontaneously.[citation needed] While all ovarian cysts can range in size from...
- The average size of these cysts is 2.0 cm, but excised cysts of more than 5 cm have been reported. The size of the cyst may vary over time and may increase...
- sebaceous cyst is a term commonly used to refer to either: Epidermoid cysts (also termed epidermal cysts, infundibular cyst), or Pilar cysts (also termed...
- name "cystic fibrosis" refers to the characteristic fibrosis and cysts that form within the pancreas. Play media The main signs and symptoms of cystic fibrosis...
- medical source?] A health care provider may notice the cysts during a pelvic exam. Nabothian cysts are also incidentally found during MRI imaging. During...
- Bartholin's cyst occurs when a Bartholin's gland within the labia becomes blocked. Small cysts may result in minimal symptoms. Larger cysts may result...
- epidermoid cyst may have no symptoms, or it may be painful when touched. It can release macerated keratin. In contrast to pilar cysts, epidermoid cysts are usually...
- Rarely, these cysts may grow more extensively and form rapidly multiplying trichilemmal tumors, also called proliferating trichilemmal cysts, which are benign...