What is another word for Cysts?

Pronunciation: [sˈɪsts] (IPA)

Cysts are commonly referred to as sacs or pockets of tissue filled with fluid, pus, or other materials. There are different types of cysts, with each kind named according to its location and the type of fluid inside. Examples include sebaceous cysts, epidermoid cysts, and ganglion cysts. Tumors that form fluid-filled sacs are also categorized as cysts. Some synonyms for cysts are lumps, growths, masses, nodules, lesions, and tumors. Although most cysts are benign, some may become cancerous, making it important to seek medical advice when experiencing any unusual lumps or bumps.

What are the hypernyms for Cysts?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Cysts

They are called "mucous Cysts."
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
The mucous Cysts found in the mouth, udder, and vestibule of cows are samples of this form.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
These Cysts develop rapidly and may reach the size of a man's head or even larger.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

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