Definition of pseudocyst in English:

pseudocyst

noun

Medicine
  • A fluid-filled cavity resembling a cyst but lacking a wall or lining.

    • ‘A large pseudocyst that ruptures, becomes infected, or hemorrhages requires drainage of the cyst cavity.’
    • ‘However, the wall of the pseudocyst, by definition, should be composed of connective tissue devoid of epithelial lining.’
    • ‘The largest tumors frequently underwent cystic degeneration, at times mimicking a pancreatic pseudocyst at sonography or CT examination.’
    • ‘Myxoid cysts occur as translucent, solitary, rubbery pseudocysts over the dorsal interphalangeal joint and the base of the nail or toe.’
    • ‘Thin walled pseudocysts bulging into the stomach or duodenum can be drained endoscopically, with surgical drainage reserved for thick walled cysts and those not bulging into the bowel on endoscopy.’

Pronunciation:

pseudocyst

/ˈso͞odōˌsist/