[ si-stoh-muh ]
/ sɪˈstoʊ mə /

noun, plural cys·to·mas, cys·to·ma·ta [si-stoh-muh-tuh] /sɪˈstoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a cystic tumor.

Origin of cystoma

First recorded in 1870–75; cyst- + -oma

Related forms

cys·tom·a·tous [si-stom-uh-tuh s] /sɪˈstɒm ə təs/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for cystoma


[ sĭ-stōmə ]

n. pl. cys•to•mas

A cystic tumor.
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