acephalocyst

noun
aceph·​a·​lo·​cyst | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈsef-ə-lō-ˌsist, ə-ˈsef- How to pronounce acephalocyst (audio) \

Medical Definition of acephalocyst

: a hydatid that has not developed a head

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“Acephalocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acephalocyst. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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