cyst

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cystis, from Ancient Greek κύστις (kústis, anatomical sac)

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cyst (plural cysts)

  1. A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kustuz (choice, trial), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus. Cognate with Old Saxon cust (Dutch kust), Old High German chust, Old Norse kostr (choose, chance, opportunity, value).

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cyst f

  1. choice
  2. choicest, best
  3. excellence, good quality

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