Associations to the word «Cyst»


CYST, noun. 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.
CYST, noun. (medicine) Of or pertaining to the urinary bladder or gall bladder (in compounds).
CYST AND DECEASE, verb. (humorous) form of cease and desist: stop.

Dictionary definition

CYST, noun. A closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure.
CYST, noun. A small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid).

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John Locke