multilocular hydatid cyst

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • multilocular hydatid cyst — alveolar hydatid c …   Medical dictionary

  • hydatid cyst — a cyst formed during the larval stage of tapeworms of species Echinococcus; it contains daughter cysts that contain many scoleces. There are two types, the alveolar or multilocular hydatid cyst and the unilocular hydatid cyst. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • alveolar hydatid cyst — a hydatid cyst with multiple loculi (small irregular cavities) that may contain scolices but generally little fluid; it is formed by larvae of Echinococcus multilocularis and tends to enlarge by budding since it has a poorly developed hyaline… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cyst — A closed sac or capsule, usually filled with fluid or semisolid material. * * * 1. A bladder. 2. An abnormal sac containing gas, fluid, or a semisolid material, with a membranous lining. SEE ALSO: pseudocyst. [G. kystis, bladder] adventitious c.… …   Medical dictionary

  • multilocular cyst — 1. a cyst containing several loculi or spaces; cf. unilocular c. (def. 1). 2. multilocular hydatid c. 3. multilocular c. of kidney …   Medical dictionary

  • unilocular cyst — 1. a cyst containing but one cavity. Cf. multilocular c. (def. 1). 2. unilocular hydatid c …   Medical dictionary

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  • Echinococcus — A tiny parasitic tapeworm. The larval stage of this tapeworm can cause human disease. There are three forms of Echinococcus that affect humans E. (Echinococcus) granulosus, E. multilocularis, and E. vogeli and each has a different geographic… …   Medical dictionary

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