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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cyst /ˈsɪst/
 包囊,膀胱,囊腫

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cyst /ˈsɪst/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cyst n.
 1. Med. (a) A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ. (b) In old authors, the urinary bladder, or the gall bladder. [Written also cystis.]
 2. Bot. One of the bladders or air vessels of certain algæ, as of the great kelp of the Pacific, and common rockweeds (Fuci) of our shores.
 3. Zool. (a) A small capsule or sac of the kind in which many immature entozoans exist in the tissues of living animals; also, a similar form in Rotifera, etc. (b) A form assumed by Protozoa in which they become saclike and quiescent. It generally precedes the production of germs. See Encystment.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cyst
      n 1: a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
      2: a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure
         (especially one containing fluid) [syn: vesicle]