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Cystis

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Cyst.
Cýstis.
n.s. [κυστις.] A bag containing some morbid matter.

In taking it out the cystis broke, and shewed itself by its matter to be a meliceris. Wiseman's Surgery.

There may be a consumption, with a purulent spitting, when the vomica is contained in a cyst or bag; upon the breaking of which the patient is commonly suffocated. Arbuthnot on Diet.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Wiseman, Richard (68)

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