cystic


cystic
adj.
1) of, relating to, or characterized by cysts.
2) of or relating to the gall bladder or urinary bladder.

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing cysts; cystose; as, cystic sarcoma. [1913 Webster] 3. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or contained in, a cyst; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cystic — (adj.) 1630s, pertaining to the gall bladder, from Fr. cystique (16c.), from Mod.L. cysticus, from Gk. kystis bladder, pouch. Meaning pertaining to a cyst is from 1713. Cystic fibrosis coined in 1938 …   Etymology dictionary

  • cystic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) chiefly Medicine relating to or characterized by cysts. 2) Zoology (of a parasite or other organism) enclosed in a cyst. 3) relating to the urinary bladder or the gall bladder …   English terms dictionary

  • cystic — [sis′tik] adj. [ModL cysticus] 1. of or like a cyst 2. having or containing a cyst or cysts 3. enclosed in a cyst 4. Anat. of the gallbladder or the urinary bladder …   English World dictionary

  • cystic — 1. Relating to the urinary bladder or gallbladder. 2. Relating to a cyst. 3. Containing cysts. * * * cys·tic sis tik adj 1) relating to, composed of, or containing cysts <cystic tissue> <a cystic tumor> 2) of or relating to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cystic — 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cystic — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cystic — adj. [Gr. kystis, bladder] Contained in a gall or cyst …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cystic — /sis tik/, adj. 1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or having a cyst or cysts; encysted. 2. Anat. belonging or pertaining to the urinary bladder or gall bladder. [1625 35; CYST + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cystic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a cyst. b) Of or pertaining to the gall bladder or the urinary bladder …   Wiktionary

  • cystic — cyst·ic || sɪstɪk adj. of or relating to cysts; of the urinary bladder or gallbladder …   English contemporary dictionary