sterile cyst

n.

A hydatid cyst that has no brood capsules or viable scolexes.

Nearby words

  1. steric hindrance,
  2. sterigma,
  3. sterigmatic,
  4. sterilant,
  5. sterile,
  6. sterilely,
  7. sterility,
  8. sterilization,
  9. sterilize,
  10. sterilizer


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