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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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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)
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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|Noun||1.||hydatid - 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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n. hidátide, quiste que se manifiesta en los tejidos esp. en el hígado;
a. hidatídico, rel. a un tumor enquistado;
___ disease → equinococcosis;
___ mole → quiste ___ en el útero que produce hemorragia.
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