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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.]
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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]
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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.
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cyst

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

An abnormal fluid-filled sac in the skin or tissues, with many causes and types.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
كيسكِيس
cysta
cyste
rakkula
cista
ciszta
blaîra
嚢胞
포낭
cista
cista
cysta
cysta
ถุงน้ำที่เกิดในร่างกายคนหรือสัตว์
nang

cyst

[sɪst] Nquiste m
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cyst

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

nZyste f
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cyst

[sɪst] ncisti f inv
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cyst

(sist) noun
a kind of liquid-filled blister on an internal part of the body or just under the skin.
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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
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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
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References in periodicals archive ?
On ultrasonography, renal hydatid cysts are usually detected as a single cystic structure that has a floating membrane and daughter cyst. In our patient's ultrasonography, daughter cyst was not detected, and cyst or mass discrimination of the lesion could not be done.
The diagnostic CT characteristics related with perforated hydatid cyst in the lung include detached or collapsed endocyst membrane, collapsed daughter cyst membrane or intact daughter cysts (5).
The number of cysts in liver and lung was calculated, and the cysts were classified according to the criteria issued by World Health Organization-Informal Working Group on Echinococcosis [13,14], including CE1 (unilocular cyst), CE2 (daughter cyst), CE3 (collapsed internal membrane type), CE4 (consolidation type), and CE5 (calcification type).
A transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound scan was requested which revealed a 12 cm complex right ovarian cyst with a 3 cm daughter cyst. A CT scan was therefore requested which revealed a large cystic mass within the abdomen and pelvis with solid mural component with invasion of the uterus.
Caption: Figure 3: Contrast-enhanced CT scan shows a fluid attenuation round lesion, daughter cyst, within the IVC (arrow).
Daughter cyst formation may develop from the inner germinal layer in the cyst cavity or exogenously.
Type II: Cyst with daughter cyst(s) and matrix: Daughter cyst are seen inside mother cyst.
Figure 1: (A) MRI image showing well defined complex cystic lesion with multiple daughter cyst causing midline shift.
(7) En bloc resection without inducing rupture and spreading the daughter cyst is recommended treatment strategy and accepted to be curative for intramuscular hydatid disease (8,9) Partial cystectomy, however, is another commonly practiced modality of surgery where the surrounding adhesions or the removal of ectocyst is considered to do more harm than good.
Preoperative ERCP was performed in cases of obstructive jaundice resulting from occlusion of the bile duct with hydatid membranes/fragments and/or daughter cysts in cases of hydatid cysts confirmed by radiological, serological, and blood tests.