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cyst

 (sĭst)
n.
1. An abnormal membranous sac in the body containing a gaseous, liquid, or semisolid substance.
2. A sac or vesicle in the body.
3. Biology A small capsulelike sac that encloses certain organisms in their dormant or larval stage.
4. Botany A thick-walled resting spore, as in certain algae or fungi.

[New Latin cystis, from Greek kustis, bladder; see kwes- in Indo-European roots.]

cyst

(sɪst)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol any abnormal membranous sac or blisterlike pouch containing fluid or semisolid material
2. (Anatomy) anatomy any normal sac or vesicle in the body
3. (Zoology) a thick-walled protective membrane enclosing a cell, larva, or organism
[C18: from New Latin cystis, from Greek kustis pouch, bag, bladder]

cyst

(sɪst)

n.
1. any abnormal saclike growth of the body in which matter is retained.
2. a bladder, sac, or vesicle.
3.
a. a protective capsule or spore surrounding an inactive or resting organism or a reproductive body.
b. such a capsule and its contents.
[1705–15; < New Latin cystis < Greek kýstis pouch, bladder; akin to kŷma cyma]

cyst-

var. of cysto-, before a vowel: cystectomy.

-cyst

var. of cysto-, as final element in a word: statocyst.

cyst

(sĭst)
An abnormal sac in the body, composed of a membrane surrounding a fluid or a soft solid material.

cyst

An abnormal fluid-filled sac in the skin or tissues, with many causes and types.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structurecyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
dermoid cyst - a cystic tumor (usually benign) with a wall lined with epithelium and a cavity containing other material
galactocele - a cystic tumor containing milk or a milky substance (especially in the mammary glands)
blood cyst, hematocyst, hemorrhagic cyst - a cyst containing blood
hydatid - cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)
nabothian cyst, nabothian follicle - a cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix
ovarian cyst - a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary
ranula - a cyst on the underside of the tongue
pilar cyst, sebaceous cyst, steatocystoma, wen - a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
dacryocyst, lacrimal sac, tear sac - either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands
dictyosome, Golgi apparatus, Golgi body, Golgi complex - a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)
sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal
bleb, blister - (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
follicle - any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
liposome - an artificially made microscopic vesicle into which nucleic acids can be packaged; used in molecular biology as a transducing vector
Translations
كيسكِيس
cysta
cyste
rakkula
cista
ciszta
blaîra
嚢胞
포낭
cista
cista
cysta
cysta
ถุงน้ำที่เกิดในร่างกายคนหรือสัตว์
nang

cyst

[sɪst] Nquiste m

cyst

[ˈsɪst] nkyste mcystic fibrosis [ˌsɪstɪkfaɪˈbrəʊsɪs] nmucoviscidose f
to have cystic fibrosis, to suffer from cystic fibrosis → être atteint(e) de mucoviscidose

cyst

nZyste f

cyst

[sɪst] ncisti f inv

cyst

(sist) noun
a kind of liquid-filled blister on an internal part of the body or just under the skin.

cyst

كِيس cysta cyste Zyste κύστη quiste rakkula kyste cista ciste 嚢胞 포낭 cyste svulst cysta cisto, quisto киста cysta ถุงน้ำที่เกิดในร่างกายคนหรือสัตว์ kist nang 囊肿

cyst

n. quiste, saco o bolsa que contiene líquido o materia semilíquida;
pilonidal ______ pilonidal, que contiene pelo, gen. localizado en el área sacrococcígea;
sebaceous ______ sebáceo, gen. localizado en el cuero cabelludo.

cyst

n quiste m; Baker o Baker’s — quiste de Baker, quiste poplíteo; — passer (amebiasis) portador -ra mf asintomático (que expulsa quistes); dermoid — quiste dermoide; epidermal inclusion — quiste epidermoide; ganglion — ganglión m, ganglio; hydatid — quiste hidatídico; ovarian — quiste ovárico or de ovario; pilonidal — quiste pilonidal; popliteal — quiste poplíteo; sebaceous — (fam) quiste sebáceo (fam), quiste epidermoide synovial — quiste sinovial; thyroglossal duct — quiste del conducto tirogloso
References in classic literature ?
ten minutes later the water rose, rose, rose and flooded his chest; he knew he was dying for he felt the cysts break.
Inspired by this, it has been thought that although they are benign especially small cysts that are located in the depths of liver parenchyma can be denatured using radiofrequency.
Many women may be undergoing needless and risky surgery to remove ovarian cysts, new research suggests.
IANS | New York It's better to ignore simple ovarian cysts as researchers have found that such cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal.
Dermoid cysts are benign developmental growths that can be found in any part of the body.
Serological tests are very important for radiology in differential diagnoses for masses such as simple cysts, abscesses, and tumors, and for supporting diagnosis before the operation, healthy monitoring of recurrences after operation, and treatment success.
Callosal dysgenesis/agenesis and intracranial cysts are two common intracranial malformative lesions and their association has been well documented.
Since 1991, 49 patients with 54 cysts who applied to the Ankara University Medical School Hospital were diagnosed with splenic hydatid disease.
Q Are there any symptoms associated with ovarian cysts?
Odontogenic cysts are jaw lesions that may be misdiagnosed due to lack of complete data.
Dentigerous cysts are the second most common type of odontogenic cysts after radicular cysts and also the most common developmental cyst of the jaws.[1] The term dentigerous literally means 'tooth bearing.'[2] The term was coined by Paget in 1853 and arises from the crowns of impacted, embedded, or unerupted teeth.[3] Dentigerous cysts which are associated with supernumerary teeth constitute 5%-6% and about 90% of them are dentigerous cysts associated with maxillary mesiodens.[4]
Uterine/endometrial cysts. Vary in shape and size and are present as single or multiple cysts.