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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, bulla, 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
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The cystic lesion was determined as a mesenteric cyst. The patient was followed-up and a baby girl weighing 2.950 grams was born at the 38th week of gestation.
We were successfully able to remove the tumour and test it in the lab, where we found that the patient suffered from a tumour called Mesenteric Cyst (cavernous type)."
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Lucy " Tests confirmed Charlie ha a Mesenteric Cyst, something that had been in his bowel since birth and had filled with fluid over time.
Abdominal infection after pancreatic carcinoma surgery manifests as intraperitoneal abscess, intestinal obstruction and purulent peritonitis under CT.15 Intraperitoneal abscess should be distinguished with pancreatic pseudocyst, congenital mesenteric cyst and necrotic tumor.
Even though we used commonly accepted and rather conservative criteria to diagnose mucinous cysts, not all patients preoperatively diagnosed to have mucinous cysts actually had a mucinous lesion; false-positive diagnosis included patients with serous cystadenoma, pseudocyst, and mesenteric cyst and one patient with a solid-cystic lesion whose etiology could not be determined even on surgical pathology.
Based on the traditional US criteria, the differential diagnosis included ovarian cyst, bowel duplication, mesenteric cyst, and omental cyst.
The abdominal ultrasound finding was an anechoic mass in the peritoneum measuring 9.5x6.4 cm; with no connection to the solid organs; suggesting a differential diagnosis of mesenteric cyst or an enteric duplication cyst (Figure 1).
Abdominal CT scan showed a large well-circumscribed cystic mass with features suggestive of a mesenteric cyst (Figure 1).
Keywords: Abdominal mass, Mesenteric cyst, Ovarian cystadenoma.
Other possible and more frequent cystic lesions in epigastric area like pseudocyst, mesenteric cyst, or pancreatic cystic tumours can be completely excluded.