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hy·da·tid

 (hī′də-tĭd)
n.
1. A cyst formed as a result of infestation by larvae of an echinococcus tapeworm.
2. The encysted larva of such a tapeworm.

[Greek hudatis, hudatid-, watery vesicle, from hudōr, hudat-, water; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]
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hydatid

(ˈhaɪdətɪd)
n
1. (Zoology) a large bladder containing encysted larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus: causes serious disease in man
2. (Zoology) Also called: hydatid cyst a sterile fluid-filled cyst produced in man and animals during infestation by Echinococcus larval forms
[C17: from Greek hudatis watery vesicle, from hudōr, hudat- water]
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hy•da•tid

(ˈhaɪ də tɪd)

n.
1. a cyst with watery contents that is produced by a tapeworm larva, esp. of the genus Echinococcus.
2. a cystic vestige of an embryonic feature.
adj.
3. Also, hy`da•tid′i•nous. of or pertaining to a hydatid.
4. containing or affected by hydatids.
[1675–85; < Greek hydatid-, s. of hydatís, derivative of hýdōr water]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydatid - cyst filled with liquidhydatid - cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)
cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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Translations

hy·da·tid

n. hidátide, quiste que se manifiesta en los tejidos esp. en el hígado;
a. hidatídico, rel. a un tumor enquistado;
___ diseaseequinococcosis;
___ molequiste ___ en el útero que produce hemorragia.
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hydatid

adj hidatídico
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References in periodicals archive ?
These pass through the intestinal wall and reach the tributary veins of the liver, where they undergo vesicular transformation and develop into hydatids. If they overcome the hepatic obstacle, they may become lodged in the lung, where they also transform into hydatids.
The incidence of splenic hydatids reported by different workers from different cities of India are 3.3% Indore, 2% Ahmedabad, 4.2% Irwin hospital Delhi, 2.7% Pondicherry and 6.3% Nagpur.
(1, 7) Though albendazole is useful in small sized, incidentally diagnosed hydatids, and surgery is the treatment of choice for large hydatids producing symptoms.
Radiology revealed three large pulmonary hydatid cysts (Figs 1 and 2).
Splenic hydatid cysts are rarely encountered, the spleen being the third commonest site for echinococcosis after the hepatic and pulmonary filters are bypassed.
With these findings, a diagnosis of multiple cerebral hydatid cysts was suggested.
We evaluated prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in a central Peruvian Highland district by using 4 diagnostic methods: ultrasonography for 949 persons, radiography for 829, and 2 serologic tests for 929 (2 immunoblot formats using bovine hydatid cyst fluid [IBCF] and recombinant EpC1 glutathione S-transferase [rEpC1-GST] antigens).
Hydatid disease is a parasitic disease of tapeworm of the echinococcus type.
Human Hydatid disease or Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) has been known since the times of Hippocrates.
INTRODUCTION: Hydatid disease (echinococcosis) is a worldwide zoonosis produced by the larval stage of the Echinococcus tapeworm.