|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.