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English noun: cyst

1. cyst (state) a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure


Broader (hypernym)pathology


Narrower (hyponym)blood cyst, dermoid cyst, galactocele, hematocyst, hemorrhagic cyst, hydatid, nabothian cyst, nabothian follicle, ovarian cyst, pilar cyst, ranula, sebaceous cyst, steatocystoma, wen

2. cyst (body) a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)


Synonymsvesicle


Broader (hypernym)sac


Narrower (hyponym)bleb, blister, bulla, dacryocyst, dictyosome, follicle, Golgi apparatus, Golgi body, Golgi complex, lacrimal sac, liposome, tear sac









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