cystoid

[sis-toid]
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adjective

resembling a cyst.

noun

a cystlike structure or formation.

Origin of cystoid

First recorded in 1870–75; cyst + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for cystoid

cystoid

adjective

resembling a cyst or bladder

noun

a tissue mass, such as a tumour, that resembles a cyst but lacks an outer membrane
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Medicine definitions for cystoid

cystoid

[sĭstoid′]

adj.

Formed like or resembling a cyst.

n.

A structure resembling a cyst but having no capsule.
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