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cyst

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cyst

noun \ˈsist\

Definition of CYST

1
:  a closed sac having a distinct membrane and developing abnormally in a body cavity or structure
2
:  a body resembling a cyst: as a :  a capsule formed about a minute organism going into a resting or spore stage; also :  this capsule with its contents b :  a resistant cover about a parasite produced by the parasite or the host—compare hydatid 2a
March 05, 2015
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