Cyst 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 or in the substance of an organ. (b) In old authors, the urinary bladder, or the gall bladder. [Written also {cystis}.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) One of the bladders or air vessels of certain alg[ae], as of the great kelp of the Pacific, and common rockweeds ({Fuci}) of our shores. --D. C. Eaton. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) 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. (b) A form assumed by Protozoa in which they become saclike and quiescent. It generally precedes the production of germs. See {Encystment}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cystis — Cys tis (s?s t?s), n. [NL.] A cyst. See {Cyst}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cystis — (gr.), 1) so v.w. Balg, s.d. 9); 2) Haut einer Balggeschwulst (Cysticus tumor); 3) Blase, so C. fellĕa, die Gallenblase; C. urinaria, die Harnblase; daher Cystītis, Harnblasenentzündung; Cystidelkōsis, Geschwür; Cystikatarrhus (Cystokatarrhus),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cystis — (griech.), Blase, Harnblase; C. fellea, die Gallenblase …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cystis — Cystis, Blase; c. fellea, Gallenblase; c. urinaria, Harnblase …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cystis — blas·to·cystis; …   English syllables

  • Cystis — cista statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Cystis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – užuomazgų išlikimas …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Cystis — cista statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Cystis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – užuomazgų išlikimas …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • cystis — See cyst, pouch, sac. [G. kystis] c. fellea SYN: gallbladder. c. urinaria SYN: urinary bladder. * * * cys·tis (sisґtis) pl. cysґtides [Gr. kystis] 1. vesica. 2. cyst (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • cystis — (греч.) пузырь …   Словарь ботанических терминов

  • Cystis — Cỵstis [aus gr. ϰυστις = Harnblase; Beutel] w; : blasenförmiges Organ, insbesondere: Harnblase (Anat.). Cỵ|stis fẹllea: seltene Bez. für ↑Vesica fellea …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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