Cyst

Definition of Cyst

Pronunciation: sĭst
n.1.(Med.) A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.
2.(Bot.) One of the bladders or air vessels of certain algæ, as of the great kelp of the Pacific, and common rockweeds (Fuci) of our shores.
3.(Zool.) A small capsule or sac of the kind in which many immature entozoans exist in the tissues of living animals; also, a similar form in Rotifera, etc.

Related Words

benign tumor, boil, bump, bunion, callosity, callus, cancer, carbuncle, carcinoma, corn, dilatation, dilation, distension, edema, excrescence, fungosity, fungus, furuncle, growth, intumescence, lump, malignant growth, metastatic tumor, mole, morbid growth, neoplasm, nevus, nonmalignant tumor, outgrowth, pimple, pock, proud flesh, pustule, rising, sarcoma, sebaceous cyst, swell, swelling, swollenness, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumor, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, verruca, wart, wen
Word:

Browse

Cyprine
Cyprinidae
Cypriniformes
Cyprinodont
Cyprinodontidae
Cyprinoid
Cyprinus
Cypriot
cypripedia
Cypripedium
Cypris
Cyprus
Cypruslawn
Cypsela
Cypseliform
Cyrenaic
Cyrenaic sect
Cyrenian
Cyriologic
Cyrtostyle
-Cyst-
Cysted
Cystic
Cystic duct
Cystic worm
Cysticerce
Cysticule
Cystid
Cystidea
Cystidean
Cystine
Cystis
Cystitis
Cystocarp
Cystocele
Cystoid
Cystoidea
Cystolith
Cystolithic
Cystoplast
Cystose
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home