[hahy-duh-tid] /ˈhaɪ də tɪd/ Pathology
a cyst with watery contents that is produced in humans and animals by a tapeworm in the larval state; cysticerus.
a cystic vestige of an embryonic feature.
Also, hydatidinous. of or relating to a hydatid.
containing or affected by hydatids.
a large bladder containing encysted larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus: causes serious disease in man
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)
- Hydatid cyst
hydatid cyst n. A cyst formed as a result of infestation by larvae of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus. Also called echinococcus cyst.
- Hydatid disease
hydatid disease n. An infection, usually of the liver or the lungs, with the larvae of an Echinococcus tapeworm, and characterized by the formation of hydatid cysts.
- Hydatid fremitus
hydatid fremitus n. See hydatid thrill.
hydatidiform hy·da·tid·i·form (hī’də-tĭd’ə-fôrm’) adj. Having the form or appearance of a hydatid.