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cystic

[sis-tik] /ˈsɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or having a cyst or cysts; encysted.
2.
Anatomy. belonging or pertaining to the urinary bladder or gall bladder.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; cyst + -ic
Related forms
intercystic, adjective
precystic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pre cystic

cystic

/ˈsɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a cyst
2.
having or enclosed within a cyst; encysted
3.
relating to the gall bladder or urinary bladder
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Word Origin and History for pre cystic

cystic

adj.

1630s, "pertaining to the gall bladder," from French cystique (16c.), from Modern Latin cysticus, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch." Meaning "pertaining to a cyst" is from 1713. Cystic fibrosis coined in 1938.

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pre cystic in Medicine

cystic cys·tic (sĭs'tĭk)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or having the characteristic of a cyst.

  2. Having or containing cysts or a cyst.

  3. Enclosed in a cyst.

  4. Of, relating to, or involving the gallbladder or urinary bladder.

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