What does the word cyst mean?

Usage examples for cyst

  1. Sometimes the cyst adheres to the thread and remains attached to its cnidoblast and to the polyp, but sometimes the thread breaks loose. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  2. The Vala motioned to her attendants to lay the cyst at the feet of Githa, and that done, with lowly salutation they left the room. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. 3, Plate 61.- A cyst, c, is seen to grow from the left side of the base of the prostate, a b, and to form an obstruction at the vesical orifice. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise