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Cystic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CYSTIC, a. Pertaining to a cyst, or contained in a cyst. The cystic duct is the membranous canal that conveys the bile from the hepatic duct into the gall bladder. The cystic artery is a branch of the hepatic.
Cystic oxyd, a name given to a peculiar substance, supposed to be generated in the bladder or rather in the kidneys.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to a normal cyst (as the gallbladder or urinary bladder)
2: of or relating to or resembling a cyst

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1713 1. of or relating to the urinary bladder or the gallbladder 2. relating to, composed of, or containing cysts 3. enclosed in a cyst

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of the urinary bladder. 2 of the gall-bladder. 3 of the nature of a cyst. Phrases and idioms: cystic fibrosis Med. a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine glands and usu. resulting in respiratory infections. Etymology: F cystique or mod.L cysticus (as CYST)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cystic Cyst"ic (s?s"t?k), a. [Cf. F. cystique.] 1. Having the form of, or living in, a cyst; as, the cystic entozoa. 2. Containing cysts; cystose; as, cystic sarcoma. 3. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or contained in, a cyst; esp., pertaining to, or contained in, either the urinary bladder or the gall bladder. Cystic duct, the duct from the gall bladder which unites with the hepatic to form the common bile duct. Cystic worm (Zo["o]l.), a larval tape worm, as the cysticercus and echinococcus.



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