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cyst

noun

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as in wart, tubercle

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The first known use of cyst was circa 1723

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“Cyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cyst. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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