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

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.
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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

A closed cavity filled with fluid.
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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
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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

A cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue. It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material. A collection of pus is called an abscess, not a cyst. Once formed, a cyst could go away on its own or may have to be removed through surgery. == Types == ===Cystic fibrosis=== Despite being described in 1938 as
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Cyst

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