nabothian cyst


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na·both·i·an cyst

a retention cyst that develops when a mucous gland of the cervix uteri is obstructed; of no pathologic significance.
Synonym(s): nabothian follicle

Nabothian cyst

Gynecology A cyst-like space consisting of entrapped mucus from secreting columnar villae under the developing squamous epithelium

na·both·i·an cyst

(nă-bō'thē-ăn sist)
A retention cyst that develops when a mucous gland of the cervix uteri is obstructed; of no pathologic significance.
Synonym(s): nabothian follicle.

Naboth,

Martin, German anatomist and physician, 1675-1721.
nabothian cyst - a retention cyst that develops when a mucous gland of the cervix uteri is obstructed. Synonym(s): nabothian follicle
nabothian follicle - Synonym(s): nabothian cyst
nabothian gland