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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cystic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  a  normal  cyst  (as  the  gallbladder  or 
  urinary  bladder) 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  or  resembling  a  cyst 




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