angiocyst

noun
an·​gio·​cyst | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌsist How to pronounce angiocyst (audio) \

Medical Definition of angiocyst

: a pouch of mesothelial tissue having blood-forming properties

Learn More about angiocyst

Cite this Entry

“Angiocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angiocyst. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

Comments on angiocyst

What made you want to look up angiocyst? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!