macrocyst


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mac·ro·cyst

(mak'rō-sist),
A cyst of macroscopic proportions.

macrocyst

Microbiology
An aggregate of cells of Dictyosteliida, a group of cellular slime moulds.

Pathology
A nonspecific term for a large cyst, as are found in fibrocystic disease of the breast.

macrocyst

(măk′rō-sĭst) [″ + kystis, bladder]
A large cyst.