cervical cyst


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cervical cyst

Etymology: L, cervix, neck; GK, kystis, bag
a mucous cyst of the uterine cervix caused by closure of the ducts of nabothian glands in the uterine cervix. It results from the healing of an erosion. Also called nabothian cyst.

cervical cyst

A closed epithelial sac derived from a branchial groove of its corresponding pharyngeal pouch. Synonym: branchial cyst
See also: cyst