Definition of polycystic in English:


Syllabification: pol·y·cys·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈsistik


  • Characterized by multiple cysts.
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    • At least a third of women with multiple miscarriages appear to have polycystic ovary syndrome, which is characterized by hormonal abnormalities and multiple cysts on the ovaries.
    • We know that that's a much rarer cause of irregular periods, a much less common disease than polycystic ovary syndrome.
    • Other long-term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome are related to the clinical consequences of persistent anovulation.

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