noun /sɪst/
A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.

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  • cyst — cyst·adenoma; cyst·ous; dac·ry·o·cyst; ec·to·cyst; en·cyst; en·cyst·ment; en·do·cyst; ex·cyst; het·ero·cyst; hyp·no·cyst; lith·o·cyst; mac·ro·cyst; mi·cro·cyst; nem·a·to·cyst; ole·o·cyst; oo·cyst; oto·cyst; ovi·cyst; peri·cyst; phyl·lo·cyst;… …   English syllables

  • cyst- — cyst(o) , cyste ♦ Éléments, du gr. kustis « vessie ». cyste, cyst(i) , cysto . éléments, du gr. kustis, vessie . ⇒CYST , CYSTI , CYSTO , élément préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. « vessie » et entrant dans la formation de termes de méd., bot. et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cyst|ic — «SIHS tihk», adjective. 1. of or like a cyst. 2. having a cyst or cysts. 3. enclosed in a cyst; encysted. 4. of the bladder. 5. of the gall bladder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyst — (s[i^]st), n. [Gr. ky stis bladder, bag, pouch, fr. ky ein to be pregnant. Cf. {Cyme}.] 1. (Med.) (a) A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyst- — Cyst [griech. kýstis = Harnblase, Beutel, Blase]; GS: zyst , Zyst : Bestimmungswort in Zus. mit der Bedeutung »Körperhöhlungen betreffend, aus Blasen stammend oder auf Blasen wirkend« oder Trivialstamm in chem. Namen, die sich auf ↑ Cystein (das …   Universal-Lexikon

  • -cyst — [sist] [< Gr kystis: see CYST] combining form sac, pouch, bladder [blastocyst] …   English World dictionary

  • cyst|ed — «SIHS tihd», adjective. having a cyst …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyst — cyst. См. циста. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cyst.... — Cyst.... (v. gr.), Balg...., Blasen...., z.B. Cystalgie, Blasenschmerz etc …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • cyst — [sıst] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Modern Latin; Origin: cystis, from Greek kystis organ of the body that holds liquid ] a lump containing liquid that grows in your body or under your skin, and that sometimes needs to be removed →↑boil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cyst — [ sıst ] noun count a lump containing liquid that grows under your skin or inside your body …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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