Origin of cystic
Examples from the Web for cystic
His one stipulation before okaying a poster of his Jockey ad, for example, was that all proceeds go to cystic fibrosis.Will the Real Jim Palmer Please Stand Up
September 27, 2014
Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic malady, dooms its sufferers to a short and burdened life.
A cystic fibrosis patient has been denied access to a compassionate use program because it's temporary.
SMA is sometimes referred to as “Baby ALS,” because the incidence rate is so similar to cystic fibrosis and ALS.‘Bucket List’ Baby Avery Canahuati: Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy
May 3, 2012
I read everything I could on genetics and also on cystic fibrosis.Sisterly Love
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June 7, 2011
By passing a canula into this and ligaturing, the cystic duct may be injected.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
By spontaneous evaporation the ammoniacal solution deposits small, colourless crystals of cystic oxide.
Cystic tumor is liable to be mistaken for abscess, but the exploring-needle will solve the difficulty.
The effects of obstruction are much less important when the cystic duct is closed.
The cystic or common duct—the latter to be chiefly considered—may be occluded by the retention in its lumen of some foreign body.
- of, relating to, or resembling a cyst
- having or enclosed within a cyst; encysted
- relating to the gall bladder or urinary bladder
Word Origin and History for cystic
1630s, "pertaining to the gall bladder," from French cystique (16c.), from Modern Latin cysticus, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch." Meaning "pertaining to a cyst" is from 1713. Cystic fibrosis coined in 1938.
- Of, relating to, or having the characteristic of a cyst.
- Having or containing cysts or a cyst.
- Enclosed in a cyst.
- Of, relating to, or involving the gallbladder or urinary bladder.