Meaning of “cyst” in the English Dictionary

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"cyst" in British English

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cystnoun [ C ]

uk /sɪst/ us /sɪst/

a round mass growing just under the skin or deeper in the body, that contains liquid:

He had a cyst removed from near his eye.

(Definition of “cyst” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cyst" in American English

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cystnoun [ C ]

us /sɪst/

a round growth under the skin or deeper in the body, containing liquid or tissue

(Definition of “cyst” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)