polycystic

Composed of many cysts.

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poly·cys·tic -'sis-tik adj having or involving more than one cyst <\polycystic kidneys> <\polycystic disease>

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poly·cys·tic (pol″e-sisґtik) [poly- + cystic] containing or made up of many cysts; called also multicystic.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • polycystic — [päl΄i sis′tik] adj. made up of or containing many cysts [a polycystic kidney] * * * pol·y·cys·tic (pŏl ē sĭsʹtĭk) adj. Having or containing many cysts: polycystic kidney disease. * * * …   Universalium

  • polycystic — [päl΄i sis′tik] adj. made up of or containing many cysts [a polycystic kidney] …   English World dictionary

  • polycystic — adjective Date: 1869 having or involving more than one cyst < polycystic kidneys > < a polycystic disease > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polycystic — “+ adjective Etymology: poly + cystic : having or involving more than one cyst polycystic kidney polycystic disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • polycystic — adjective /ˌpɒlɪˈsɪstɪk,ˈpɒlɪˌsɪstɪk,pɑliˈsɪstɪk/ Having many cysts …   Wiktionary

  • polycystic — adj. containing many cysts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polycystic — adjective Medicine characterized by multiple cysts …   English new terms dictionary

  • polycystic — poly·cystic …   English syllables

  • Polycystic kidney disease — Classification and external resources Polycystic kidneys ICD 10 Q …   Wikipedia

  • Polycystic kidney disease 2 — (autosomal dominant), also known as PKD2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: PKD2 polycystic kidney disease 2 (autosomal dominant)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=5311|… …   Wikipedia

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