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Definition of Cysts
CystCyst Cyst (s[i^]st), n. [Gr. ky`stis bladder, bag, pouch, fr.
ky`ein to be pregnant. Cf. Cyme.]
(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.
(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
of pericardium) Liver cysts Simple cysts Hydatid cysts Biliary cystadenoma Biliary
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. While
all ovarian cysts
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
- name "cystic
to the characteristic fibrosis
that form within
the pancreas. Play media
The main signs
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the cysts during
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
symptoms. Larger cysts
- 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
- Rarely, these cysts
may grow more extensively
and form rapidly multiplying trichilemmal
tumors, also called proliferating trichilemmal cysts
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