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a retention cyst resulting from obstruction in the duct of a mucous gland.
Synonym(s): mucocele (1)
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mu·cous cyst(myū'kŭs sist)
A retention cyst resulting from obstruction in the duct of a mucous gland.
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A retention cyst composed of mucus.
See also: cyst
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