Definition of polycystic in English:

polycystic

Line breaks: poly|cys¦tic
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈsɪstɪk
 
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adjective

Medicine
  • Characterized by multiple cysts: polycystic ovary syndrome
    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.

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