Definition of polycystic
: having or involving more than one cyst polycystic kidneys a polycystic disease
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Highly irregular periods or drastic changes to your flow may be a sign of thyroid issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome, or a number of other (treatable) health concerns.
The disorder, called polycystic kidney disease , causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys.
The White Sox's radio play-by-play man has polycystic kidney disease and has been living with his brother's kidney inside him for 26 years.
The PKD Foundation says about 600,000 Americans live with polycystic kidney disease, which typically runs in families.
Cindy was in her 20s when she was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease, a hereditary disease that runs in her family.
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: having or involving more than one cyst polycystic kidneys polycystic disease
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