hydatid cyst

n.

A cyst formed as a result of infestation by larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus.echinococcus cyst

Nearby words

  1. hybris,
  2. hyd.,
  3. hydantoin,
  4. hydathode,
  5. hydatid,
  6. hydatid disease,
  7. hydatid fremitus,
  8. hydatid thrill,
  9. hydatidiform,
  10. hydatidiform mole


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