Hydatid



[hahy-duh-tid] /ˈhaɪ də tɪd/ Pathology

noun
1.
a cyst with watery contents that is produced in humans and animals by a tapeworm in the larval state; cysticerus.
2.
a cystic vestige of an embryonic feature.
adjective
3.
Also, hydatidinous. of or relating to a hydatid.
4.
containing or affected by hydatids.
/ˈhaɪdətɪd/
noun
1.
a large bladder containing encysted larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus: causes serious disease in man
2.
Also called hydatid cyst. a sterile fluid-filled cyst produced in man and animals during infestation by Echinococcus larval forms

hydatid hy·da·tid (hī’də-tĭd)
n.

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