cyst

(1) A resting stage of many prokaryotes and eukaryotes in which a cell or several cells are surrounded with a protective wall of extracellular materials. (2) A pathological fluid-filled sac bounded by a cellular wall, often of epithelial origin, found on occasion in all species of multicellular animal. May result from a wide range of insults or be of embryological origin. ...

Cyst

A closed cavity filled with fluid.

Cyst

An encysted zoospore (fungi); in nematodes, the carcass of dead adult females of the genus Heterodera which may contain eggs. In bacteria and protozoa a resting stage in which the whole cell is surrounded by protective layer.

cyst

n. A small, capsule-like sac that encloses an organism in its resting or larval stage, e.g., a resting spore of an alga.
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cyst

In fungi: An encysted zoospore. In nematodes: the egg-containing carcass of dead adult females of the genus Heterodera or Globodera.
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cyst

[n] - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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Cyst

An abnormal sac or closed space in the body that is filled with fluid or semi-solid material.
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Cyst

(cysts) Fluid filled sack or lump in the body.
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Cyst

a lump filled with either fluid or soft material, occurring in any organ or tissue; may occur for a number of reasons but is usually harmless unless its presence disrupts organ or tissue function
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Cyst

A cyst is a fluid-filled sac or cavity in the body.
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Cyst

A sac lined by body tissue, normally filled with fluid or semi solid material
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Cyst

an abnormal sac containing gas, fluid, or a semisolid material
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Cyst

Abnormal sac containing liquid or semi-solid matter.
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Cyst

A blister like pouch containing fluid from degenerating, inflamed or neoplastic tissue.
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Cyst

Cyst: A cyst is an abnormal, closed sac-like structure within a tissue that contains a liquid, gaseous, or semisolid substance. A cyst can occur anywhere in the body and can vary in size. The outer, or capsular, portion of a cyst is termed the cyst wall.Common Misspellings: cysct, sist
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Cyst

Cyst (sĭst) noun [ Greek ky`stis bladder, bag, pouch, from ky`ein to be pregnant. Confer Cyme .] 1. (Medicine) (a) A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the na...
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cyst

<anatomy> Any closed cavity or sac that is lined by epithelium often contains liquid or semi-solid material. ... Origin: Gr. Kystis = sac, bladder ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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cyst

noun a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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cyst

(sist) bladder. an abnormal closed epithelium-lined sac in the body that contains a liquid or semisolid substance. Most are harmless, but they should be removed when possible because they occasionally may change into malignant growths, become infected, or obstruct a gland. There are four main types o...
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Cyst

• (n.) 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. • (n.) A form assumed by Protozoa in which they become saclike and quiescent. It generally precedes the production of germs. See Encystment. • (n.) In old authors, the urinary bladd...
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cyst

in biology, enclosed sac within body tissues, having a distinct membrane and generally containing a liquid material. In the life cycle of certain ... [7 related articles]
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cyst

(Gr. kystis sac, bladder) any closed cavity or sac; normal or abnormal, lined by epithelium, and especially one that contains a liquid or semisolid material.
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Cyst

Cyst is a Anglo-Saxon girl name. The meaning of the name is `Best` The name Cyst doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Cyst seems to be unique!
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Cyst

Pathological cavity, usually lined with epithelium, containing fluid or soft matter.
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Cyst

An abnormal saclike cavity within the body that contains fluid or gas. Many females have cysts on their ovaries, fallopiean tubes and vagina. Some pregnant women will experience cysts within the amniotic cavity.
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