retention cyst

n.

A cyst caused by an obstruction to the excretory duct of a gland.

Nearby words

  1. retell,
  2. retelling,
  3. retem,
  4. retene,
  5. retention,
  6. retention jaundice,
  7. retention suture,
  8. retention vomiting,
  9. retentionist,
  10. retentive


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