cystic kidney


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cys·tic kid·ney

a general term used to indicate a kidney that contains one or more cysts, including polycystic disease, solitary cyst, multiple simple cysts, and retention cysts (associated with parenchymal scarring).

cystic kidney

Etymology: Gk, kystis, bag; ME, kidenei
pertaining to any of several kidney disorders in which cysts form, including congenital polycystic disease, solitary renal cysts, or cortical cysts associated with nephrosclerosis.

cystic kidney

A kidney that has undergone cystic degeneration.
See: polycystic kidney disease
See also: kidney
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