hydatid of Morgagni(redirected from hydatid cyst of Morgagni)
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1. hydatid cyst.
2. any cystlike structure.
hydatid disease an infection, usually of the liver, caused by larval forms (hydatid cysts) of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus, and characterized by the development of expanding cysts. In the infection caused by E. granulosus, single or multiple cysts that are unilocular in character are formed, and in that caused by E. multilocularis, the host's tissues are invaded and destroyed as the cysts enlarge by peripheral budding. Called also echinococcosis.
hydatid of Morgagni a cystlike remnant of the müllerian duct attached to a testis or fallopian tube.
hydatid of Morgagni(1) Appendix of testis; appendix testis [NA6].
(1) Vesicular appendix of epoöphoron; appendix vesiculosus epoöphori [NH3]; cyst of Morgagni.
hydatid of Morgagni
A cystlike remnant of the müllerian duct attached to the fallopian tube.
See also: hydatid