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cyst

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noun \ˈsist\

Medical Definition of cyst

  1. 1:  a closed sac having a distinct membrane and developing abnormally in a body cavity or structure

  2. 2:  a body resembling a cyst: asa:  a capsule formed about a minute organism going into a resting or spore stage; also :  this capsule with its contentsb:  a resistant cover about a parasite produced by the parasite or the host—compare hydatid 2a




cyst-

combining form

Medical Definition of cyst-

  1. 1:  bladder <cystitis> <cystoplasty>

  2. 2:  cyst <cystogastrostomy>



Variants of cyst-

or cysti- or cysto-

-cyst

noun combining form \ˌsist\

Medical Definition of -cyst

  1. :  bladder :  sac <blastocyst>





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