implantation cyst


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ep·i·der·mal cyst

a cyst formed of a mass of epidermal cells that, as a result of trauma, has been pushed beneath the epidermis; the cyst is lined with stratified squamous epithelium and contains concentric layers of keratin.

implantation cyst

A cyst resulting from displacement of portions of the epidermis, as may occur in injuries.
See also: cyst