from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Formed like or resembling a cyst.
  • noun A cystoid structure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Presenting the appearance of a cyst; cystiform.
  • Pertaining to the Cystoidea; cystoidean.
  • noun One of the structures produced by the swelling of a functionless pollentube within the ovarian cavity of plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as cystidean.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology A cystidean.


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  • It may lead to many complications, such as cystoid macular edema, macular pucker formation, tractional macular detachment, and full-thickness macular hole formation.

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  • In all likelihood many cases of relief or cure following iridectomy are those due to the formation of cystoid scars or minute fistulae, rather than as a result of the removal of a portion of the iris periphery.

    Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913

  • Gradually the antique types of the Paleozoic fauna died out, and in the Permian rocks are found the last survivors of the cystoid, the trilobite, and the eurypterid, and of many long-lived families of brachiopods, mollusks, and other invertebrates.

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  • The CRINOID, named from its resemblance to the lily, is like the cystoid in many respects, but has a longer stem and supports a crown of plumose arms.

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  • The cystoid reaches its climax, but there appear now two higher types of echinoderms, -- the crinoid and the starfish.

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  • Most physicians believe that a higher penetration of bromfenac into the ocular tissues of the eye may reduce the risk of cystoid macular edema, or CME, as a result of ocular surgery.

  • In addition to IBI-10090, IBI-20089 has completed its initial clinical trial in patients with cystoid macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion. Featured News and Stories

  • Three had diabetic macular edema, one had uveitis, one had uveitic glaucoma, one had pseudophakic cystoid macular edema and diabetic macular edema (both eyes affected), and one had central retinal vein occlusion. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Hypocalcemia and decreased resorption have proven demonstrated in capsule sensations exposing cystoid dosages of first zinc.


  • _transfixio iridis_ of Fuchs; Antonelli's peripheral iritomy; Holth's formation of a cystoid cicatrix; Hern's operation; Terson's sclero-iridectomy; Abadie's ciliarotomy; Ballantyne's incarceration of iris method; Masselon's small equatorial sclerotomy; Simi's equatorial sclerotomy; Galezowski's sclero-choriotomy; excision of the cervical ganglion; removal of the ciliary ganglion; Querenghi's operation of sclero-choriotomy; Bettremieux's simple anterior sclerectomy; Heine's cyclodialysis; Herbert's wedge-isolation operation; Verhoeff's operation with a special sclerotome; Holth's sclerectomy with a punch-forceps;

    Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913


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