cyst


Definition: Meaning of, cyst in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / sɪst /

  • noun
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Word Forms:
Singular Plural
cyst cysts
[countable]
  1. a lump containing liquid that grows in your body or under your skin, and that sometimes needs to be removed [↪  boil]
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cyst used in phrases

  • Meibomian cyst (noun)
    1. a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
  • blood cyst (noun)
    1. a cyst containing blood
  • dermoid cyst (noun)
    1. usually benign a cystic tumour with a wall lined with epithelium and a cavity containing other material
  • haemorrhagic cyst (noun)
    1. a cyst containing blood
  • hemorrhagic cyst (noun)
    1. a cyst containing blood
  • nabothian cyst (noun)
    1. a cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix
  • ovarian cyst (noun)
    1. usually benign a cystic tumour of the ovary
  • pilar cyst (noun)
    1. sebum a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
  • sebaceous cyst (noun)
    1. sebum a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
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Pronunciation: ˈseɪvɪŋz baŋk trʌst
Parts of Speech: noun
a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary