Cystic duct, the duct from the gall bladder which unites with the hepatic to form the common bile duct.Cystic worm(Zoöl.), a larval tape worm, as the cysticercus and echinococcus.

(Cys"ti*cerce Cys`ti*cer"cus) n. [NL. cysticercus, fr. Gr. bladder + tail: cf. F. cysticerque.] (Zoöl.) The larval form of a tapeworm, having the head and neck of a tapeworm attached to a saclike body filled with fluid; — called also bladder worm, hydatid, and measle (as, pork measle).

These larvae live in the tissues of various living animals, and, when swallowed by a suitable carnivorous animal, develop into adult tapeworms in the intestine. See Measles, 4, Tapeworm.

(Cys"ti*cule) n. [Dim. of cyst.] (Anat.) An appendage of the vestibular ear sac of fishes. Owen.

(Cys"tid) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Cystidea.

(||Cys*tid"e*a) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a bladder, pouch.] (Zoöl.) An order of Crinoidea, mostly fossils of the Paleozoic rocks. They were usually roundish or egg-shaped, and often unsymmetrical; some were sessile, others had short stems.

(Cys*tid"e*an) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Cystidea.

(Cyst"ine) n. [See Cyst.] (Physiol. Chem.) A white crystalline substance, C3H7NSO2, containing sulphur, occuring as a constituent of certain rare urinary calculi, and occasionally found as a sediment in urine.

(Cys"tis) n. [NL.] A cyst. See Cyst.

(Cys*ti"tis) n. [Cyst + -itis: cf. F. cystite.] (Med.) Inflammation of the bladder.

(Cys"to*carp) n. [Gr. bladder + karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) A minute vesicle in a red seaweed, which contains the reproductive spores.

(Cys"to*cele) n. [Gr. bladder + tumor: cf. F. cystocele.] (Med.) Hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes; vesical hernia.

(Cys"toid, Cys*toid"e*an), n. Same as Cystidean.

(Cys*toi"de*a) n. Same as Cystidea.

(Cys"to*lith) n. [Gr. bladder + -lith.]

1. (Bot.) A concretion of mineral matter within a leaf or other part of a plant.

2. (Med.) A urinary calculus.

(Cys`to*lith"ic) a. (Med.) Relating to stone in the bladder.

Cystic to Czechs

(Cyst"ic) a. [Cf. F. cystique.]

1. Having the form of, or living in, a cyst; as, the cystic entozoa.

2. Containing cysts; cystose; as, cystic sarcoma.

3. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or contained in, a cyst; esp., pertaining to, or contained in, either the urinary bladder or the gall bladder.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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