Definition of polycystic in English:

polycystic

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

adjective

Medicine
  • Characterized by multiple cysts.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

More definitions of polycystic

Definition of polycystic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space